On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 09:30:19AM -0500, Ken Goldman wrote: > On 12/22/2017 9:24 AM, Salz, Rich via openssl-users wrote: > > > if (ptr!= NULL) free(ptr); > > That shouldn’t be necessary for OpenSSL. If you find places where it is, > > please open an issue. > > OK. I'll mention a few, but it's a global issue. > > The code may handle NULL. However, conservative users won't go by what the > code happens to do today. We have to go by the API documentation, which is > the contract between the library and the user. If the API is silent, we > cautiously assume it's not guaranteed, and can change in the future.
So feel free to document it as being able to handle NULL. Kurt -- openssl-dev mailing list To unsubscribe: https://mta.openssl.org/mailman/listinfo/openssl-dev