[PATCH weston 04/11] compositor-fbdev: Avoid dereferencing a pointer in freed memory

Rob Bradford robert.bradford at intel.com
Sat Jul 27 02:08:48 PDT 2013

On 27 July 2013 00:21, Bill Spitzak <spitzak at gmail.com> wrote:
>> +               device = output->device;
>>                 fbdev_output_destroy(base);
> Are you sure this does not free the memory that is now at *device?

Maybe I missed something - can you point me at the code which makes
you think it does? My reading of the code indicates the string is a
const char * passed into fbdev_ouput_create and saved into that device
struct. It is not strdup()ed into there.

This patch is to avoid a dereference into a block of memory freed in


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