Re: [hackers] [scron] [PATCH 2/3] Handle out-of-memory

From: Michael Forney <>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:44:51 -0700

On 7/11/17, Lucas Gabriel Vuotto <> wrote:
> This estrdup wasn't changed, potentially generating a segfault (if the codes
> somehow keeps going on) at line 140 of the current, unpatched code.

Whoops, good catch.

> Also, I don't see the point on keeping emalloc as it is given this changes.
> It should be renamed to xmalloc (because it doesn't error out at anymore) or
> completely deleted.

The functions still log, so I left them. I couldn't really come up
with a better name, both emalloc and xmalloc generally have the
association with malloc and abort if failure. Maybe wmalloc/wstrdup?
Received on Tue Jul 11 2017 - 19:44:51 CEST

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