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Re: [PATCH] Fixing possible segmentation fault

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-01-30 14:56:46 CET

Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> writes:
> Daniel Berlin wrote:
> > Alexander Thomas wrote:
> >>svn_client_checkout2() fails with segmentation fault, if called with a
> >>revision argument as NULL. IMHO revision should be checked for NULL
> >>before using it further.
> > This is wrong in one of two ways.
> > Either
> > 1. We instead should just assert that revision != NULL, like we do for URL.
> > Nobody should be passing in a NULL revision to this function.
> +1 on this. The general rule is that you must not pass a null pointer
> to any API unless its documentation says you may, and in this case it
> does not say so.

I agree with Julian and Daniel here, but also, what was the context?
Did you find someone passing NULL for that parameter? (I.e., is there
some larger issue that needs correcting?)


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