On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 12:40 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote: > Felipe Contreras <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> writes: > >>> I don't see that, and I don't like adding a check that I don't expect to be >>> ever needed. >> >> It's called self-documenting code; by adding a check for the NULL >> pointer, we are stating that ce can be NULL, if we don't do that, >> people reading that code would need to figure that out themselves. > > People following the codepath to unpack_nondirectories() already > have seen enough to know what src means and very well know what > NULL in it means. The only people possibly confused are those who > do not know free(NULL) is safe, isn't it?
Wrong. I still do not know what src means, and I don't need to know, I can see from the code that the cached entries there leak. > Honestly speaking, I do not want such people to be touching this > part of the system. So we should make it more obfuscated? -- Felipe Contreras -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html