[PATCH libX11] XFree will accept NULL as argument
eric.engestrom at imgtec.com
Tue Aug 16 10:56:50 UTC 2016
On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 07:18:14PM +0200, walter harms wrote:
> since Xfree is a define for free()
> Xlibint.h:#define Xfree(ptr) free((ptr))
> Xfree will accept NULL and do nothing.
> the patch is also available on github.com/xtforever/libX11.git
> man/XFree.man | 5 +++--
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/man/XFree.man b/man/XFree.man
> index ffc513b..72674a5 100644
> --- a/man/XFree.man
> +++ b/man/XFree.man
> @@ -90,8 +90,9 @@ Specifies the data that are to be freed.
> .ZN XFree
> function is a general-purpose Xlib routine that frees the specified data.
> -You must use it to free any objects that were allocated by Xlib,
> +You must use it to free any objects that were allocated by Xlib,
What's the change here?
The rest is:
Reviewed-by: Eric Engestrom <eric.engestrom at imgtec.com>
> unless an alternate function is explicitly specified for the object.
> -A NULL pointer cannot be passed to this function.
> +If data is NULL, no operation is performed.
> .SH "SEE ALSO"
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