[MPlayer-cvslog] r35626 - trunk/libaf/af_export.c
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Dec 9 09:31:58 CET 2012
On Sun, Dec 09, 2012 at 04:00:47PM +0800, Xidorn Quan wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 9, 2012 at 3:17 PM, Reimar Döffinger
> <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de>wrote:
> > On 9 Dec 2012, at 03:22, upsuper <subversion at mplayerhq.hu> wrote:
> > > Author: upsuper
> > > Date: Sun Dec 9 03:22:08 2012
> > > New Revision: 35626
> > >
> > > Log:
> > > Fix a wrong condition.
> > Those conditions were exactly right (allowing to dynamically allocate the
> > buf array), they are completely pointless the way you changed them since
> > free () handles it.
> I don't agree with you for the point that the conditions were right.
> The definition of s->buf is "void *buf[AF_NCH]" which means that buf
> is an array which contains AF_NCH void pointers. Therefore, the size
> of s->buf is immutable, and its address is always equal to that of
> the struct plus an offset, which indicates that the value of s->buf
> here can never equal to a non-zero value except s has a specific
The point is that you could disable the static AF_NCH limit by
changing the definition to void **buf without risking crashes
(though still a memleak).
It is overkill and/or not such a great idea usually, but it can
future-proof the code in some cases (probably not in this).
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