Re: [hackers] [sbase][PATCH] ed: Fix j command bugs

From: Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe <>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 22:36:39 -0400


Quoth Thomas Mannay:
>I had actually patched that double free some time ago, but it was reverted in
>commit 78bfd8978ea2af10dadc3fdadd19710068a632c4. Something about it causing a
>memory leak if it caught an interrupt.

Good catch. Join isn’t the only function in sbase ed with that issue,
so it will need a comprehensive solution (GNU ed turns blocks
interrupts during almost every buffer function, for example). Since
development on ed seems to be really slow at the moment, it seems
best to fix the obvious bug first.


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