Re: [wmii] WMII Menu bug with non-existent programs

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 17:26:44 +0100

Thx for the report, fixed.


On Mon, Dec 19, 2005 at 11:09:19AM -0800, Adam Gleave wrote:
> If you select a non-existent program (for instance, type ctrl+alt+p
> and then type adf - persuming no program begins with adf) wmiimenu
> will segfault. This is due to dereferencing a null pointer in
> update_offset. A gdb backtrace is attatched.
> But I found in update_offsets some interesting code:
> if (!i)
> return;
> If I remember the C spec correctly, uninitialized local variables are
> undefined; so it seems odd to test an undefined value. The only use I
> can think of is if update_offset's stack is 'always' set up in a way
> for i to actually represent something, which would be an.. ermm..
> intriguing way of passing data.


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