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Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'sync' from shell to C




Prathamesh Chavan <pc44800@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> +		} else {
> +			sub_origin_url = xstrdup(sub->url);
> +			super_config_url = xstrdup(sub->url);
> +		}
> +	} else {
> +		sub_origin_url = "";
> +		super_config_url = "";
> +	}
> + ...
> +cleanup:
> +	if (strlen(super_config_url))
> +		free(super_config_url);
> +	if (strlen(sub_origin_url))
> +		free(sub_origin_url);

The above is ugly and veriy likely to be wrong; imagine that
sub->url was an empty string to begin with.

Doing xstrdup("") before assigning the constant to *_url would be a
lot more sensible and maintainable solution for things like this.