Re: [hackers] [sbase] Revert "ed: remove double free in join()" ||

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:51:05 +0100

Hello Thomas,

Sorry for the delay, I had some problems with my mail lately,

> The trouble with reverting my commit is that readding the double free completely
> crashes ed if more than one join is performed. I think this patch (which also reverts
> back to having no double free) should handle your concern via blocking signal handling
> until the join is finished.

Ok, I understand. Mixing longjmp signals and dynamic memory was a
really bad idea. Your idea is not bad, but I think we should block
sigprocmask and related functions, instead of playing with variables.

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