[patch] wordexp resource cleanup
Wed Aug 22 12:42:00 GMT 2012
On 2012-08-20 12:17, Peter Rosin wrote:
> On 2012-08-20 00:00, Peter Rosin wrote:
>> While looking up how wordexp worked I noticed that the resource handling
>> in the implementation was "somewhat lacking". So here's a follow-up to
>> take care of a few corner cases. (Not even compile-tested as I don't
>> know how to set that up without reading up on the subject, but you
>> wouldn't trust a newcomer anyway, right?)
>> * libc/posix/wordexp.c (wordexp): Free all file descriptors
>> and make sure the child is reaped in case of failure. Remove
>> dead code while at it.
> Whoops! There were more bugs in that function, so here's an update. This
> one has actually been tested and works AFAICT.
> * libc/posix/wordexp.c (wordexp): Allocate enough storage for
> all returned words. Handle expanded words longer than 500 bytes.
> Return WRDE_NOSPACE on resource allocation failure, and cleanup
> leftover resources for that case.
Whoops, that's a misleading ChangeLog entry. The first part of it
referred to fixing a bug that I had introduced myself when sanitizing
the realloc calls. So, a better ChangeLog would be:
* libc/posix/wordexp.c (wordexp): Handle expanded words longer
than 500 bytes. Return WRDE_NOSPACE on resource allocation
failure. Cleanup leftover resources when failing.
Sorry for the noise.
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