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Re: [PATCH] repository: fix free problem with repo_clear(the_repository)




On 05/09, Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy wrote:
> the_repository is special. One of the special things about it is that
> it does not allocate a new index_state object like submodules but
> points to the global the_index variable instead. As a global variable,
> the_index cannot be free()'d.
> 
> Add an exception for this in repo_clear(). In the future perhaps we
> would be able to allocate the_repository's index on heap too. Then we
> can remove revert this.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
>  I was trying to test the new parsed_object_pool_clear() and found this.

This looks good and I do hope we can get to a state soon where we can
not have to special case the_repository.

> 
>  repository.c | 4 +++-
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/repository.c b/repository.c
> index a4848c1bd0..f44733524a 100644
> --- a/repository.c
> +++ b/repository.c
> @@ -238,7 +238,9 @@ void repo_clear(struct repository *repo)
>  
>  	if (repo->index) {
>  		discard_index(repo->index);
> -		FREE_AND_NULL(repo->index);
> +		if (repo->index != &the_index)
> +			free(repo->index);
> +		repo->index = NULL;
>  	}
>  }
>  
> -- 
> 2.17.0.705.g3525833791
> 

-- 
Brandon Williams