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Re: memory leak in gpt.c (Fixed the correct way)

From: Harley D. Eades III
Subject: Re: memory leak in gpt.c (Fixed the correct way)
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 10:48:00 -0600

On Mon, 2005-12-26 at 17:56 +0100, Patrick Leslie Polzer wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Dec 2005 10:34:28 -0600
> Harley D. Eades III <"Harley D. Eades III" <address@hidden>> wrote:
>  | What is the difference between what I have and a PED_ASSERT? All the
>  | PED_ASSERT will do is return if pth is NULL, right?  The function as is
>  | will not free anything unless there is memory, which is in my mind
>  | correct.
> The problem is the crash that will occur when you dereference the pointer in
>   if (pth->Reserved2)
> If pth is NULL, for which you check afterwards (never reached in this case!),
> the program will crash.
> As for the assertion, it will throw a fatal exception if it is not fullfilled
> instead of just returning.

Thanks, I just wanted to fully understand.

> HTH,
Yes it does.

-- Harley
G: GCS-- d- a? C++++ B- E+++ W+++ N++ w--- X+++ b++ G e* r x+ z+++++

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