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Re: [PATCH] cplus-demangler, free resource after a failed call to gnu_special.


On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Andrew Burgess <aburgess@broadcom.com> wrote:
> On 09/05/2014 9:53 PM, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
>> On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 7:35 AM, Andrew Burgess <aburgess@broadcom.com> wrote:
>>
>>>        if ((AUTO_DEMANGLING || GNU_DEMANGLING))
>>>         {
>>>           success = gnu_special (work, &mangled, &decl);
>>> +          if (!success)
>>> +            {
>>> +              delete_work_stuff (work);
>>> +              string_delete (&decl);
>>> +            }
>>
>> As far as I can see, decl may be uninitialized at this point.  I don't
>> think you can call string_delete.  You need to ensure that decl is
>> initialized somehow.
>
> There's a call to string_init on decl about 10 lines above the
> above diff, just outside of context, but it's unconditional, so
> I figured that would be enough.
>
> Also, if gnu_special returns false, and the call to
> demangle_prefix returns false then we call (near the bottom of
> internal_cplus_demangle) mop_up, which calls string_delete.
>
> Given that decl is initialised once, assuming that the string is
> only released using delete_string then the internal state will
> have been reset back to NULL, so calling delete_string should
> be safe again.

Right, sorry for the noise.

This patch is OK.

Thanks.

Ian


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