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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] mdadm: fix a possible memory leak when error



On Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 02:30:35PM +0800, Wanlong Gao wrote:
> When add_string() error, it returned without free the *ret*.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Wanlong Gao <gaowanlong cn fujitsu com>
> ---
>  daemon/md.c |    4 ++--
>  1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/daemon/md.c b/daemon/md.c
> index 5a4d815..8d28878 100644
> --- a/daemon/md.c
> +++ b/daemon/md.c
> @@ -294,12 +294,12 @@ do_md_detail(const char *md)
>      }
>    }
>  
> +  if (add_string(&ret, &size, &alloc, NULL) == -1) goto error;
> +
>    free(out);
>    free(err);
>    free(lines); /* We freed the contained strings when we freed out */
>  
> -  if (add_string(&ret, &size, &alloc, NULL) == -1) return NULL;
> -
>    return ret;

I'm not sure there's a problem.  'add_string' frees the strings and
sets ret = NULL on error, so either way of doing this seems safe ...

Rich.

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