Re: Alan Cox patch 108

Meelis Roos (
Tue, 7 Jul 1998 13:00:55 +0300

d> I just saw the following:

d> +struct file ** alloc_fd_array(int num)

d> and then....

d> +void free_fd_array(struct file **array, int num)

d> Certainly somebody is asking for trouble...

Why? Doy you mean not checking for NULL in free_fd_array?
When alloc_fd_array returns NULL, it's not freed, et least that's how I
understood the code.
It's similar to malloc anf free.

Meelis Roos (

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