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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 2/3] libxl/remus: Move the assert before the info is used.

Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [PATCH 2/3] libxl/remus: Move the assert before the 
info is used."):
> On Mon, 2016-01-25 at 16:06 -0500, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
> > The assert(info) is after quite a lot of manipulations
> > on 'info' - which makes the assert pointless because if
> > info was NULL it would have crashed earlier.
> > 
> > Move it earlier so that it guards before we try using
> > the 'info' structure.
> That assert (wherever it is placed) is rather aggressive for an application
> provided argument. ERROR_INVALID would be more normal I think.

I think the assert should simply be removed.  We don't assert() other
pointer parameters for non-NULL-ness.

Certainly turning null pointer bugs into ERROR_INVALID is very


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