|author||Martin Ågren <email@example.com>||Sun Sep 27 15:15:43 2020 +0200|
|committer||Junio C Hamano <firstname.lastname@example.org>||Sun Sep 27 14:21:47 2020 -0700|
wt-status: introduce wt_status_state_free_buffers() When we have a `struct wt_status_state`, we manually free its `branch`, `onto` and `detached_from`, or sometimes just one or two of them. Provide a function `wt_status_state_free_buffers()` which does the freeing. The callers are still aware of these fields, e.g., they check whether `branch` was populated or not. But this way, they don't need to know about *all* of them, and if `struct wt_status_state` gets more fields, they will not need to learn to free them. Users of `struct wt_status` (which contains a `wt_status_state`) already have `wt_status_collect_free_buffers()` (corresponding to `wt_status_collect()`) which we can also teach to use this new helper. Finally, note that we're currently leaving dangling pointers behind. Some callers work on a stack-allocated struct, where this is obviously ok. But for the users of `run_status()` in builtin/commit.c, there are ample opportunities for someone to mistakenly use those dangling pointers. We seem to be ok for now, but it's a use-after-free waiting to happen. Let's leave NULL-pointers behind instead. Signed-off-by: Martin Ågren <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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