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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH libguestfs] fish: don't read freed memory



On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 02:45:02PM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Using the latest code, I was seeing a failure of the remote alloc part
> of the test-remote.sh test:
> The fix is to ensure that we close the file handle *after*,
> not before calling xdr_destroy.
>      fprintf (stderr, _("guestfish: protocol error: could not send initial greeting to server\n"));
> -    fclose (fp);
>      xdr_destroy (&xdr);
> +    fclose (fp);
>      return -1;

Ouch, that's a very subtle and non-obvious bug.  Definite ACK.

I wonder where else we have bugs like that ...

Rich.

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