[PATCH 1/2] Set error to NULL before passing to g_spawn_command_line_async()

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 00:15:22 PDT 2009

On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 9:18 PM, Roland Dreier<roland at digitalvampire.org> wrote:
> If the local variable error in dkp_daemon_set_pmutils_powersave() isn't
> initialized, it's likely to hold some random non-NULL value from the
> stack and glib functions won't overwrite it to return on error.  So if
> g_spawn_command_line_async() fails with error uninitialized, we end up
> crashing because the code calls g_error_free() on the original random
> bogus stack value of error.  Fix this by initializing error to NULL when
> it's declared.

Committed, thanks.


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