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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 10/20] libxl: Make libxl__zalloc et al tolerate a NULL gc

On Tue, 2012-03-20 at 16:26 +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 10/20] libxl: Make libxl__zalloc 
> et al tolerate a NULL gc"):
> > On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 16:26 +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > Arrange that if we pass NULL as a gc, we simply don't register the
> > > pointer.  This instantly gives us non-gc'ing but error-checking
> > > versions of malloc, realloc, vasprintf, etc.
> ...
> > Acked-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Thanks.
> > We could consider __attribute__((nonnull)) for the other helper
> > functions in that section of libxl_internal.h.
> The only function in that section which isn't declared as taking
> gc_opt (ie which can't be passed NULL) is libxl__free_all, and it
> seems unlikely anyone would mistakenly pass 0 to it (esp. since it has
> few callers).

Oh, right, I was looking at libxl__xs_kvs_of_flexarray etc but that's
actually the next section I guess.


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