Re: [PATCH] repository: fix free problem with repo_clear(the_repository)
- Date: Wed, 9 May 2018 10:42:36 -0700
- From: Elijah Newren <newren@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] repository: fix free problem with repo_clear(the_repository)
On Wed, May 9, 2018 at 10:04 AM, Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> 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.