Re: Fix UDF-FS potentially dereferencing null

From: Dave Jones
Date: Fri Apr 16 2004 - 18:21:58 EST

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 07:13:04PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> >Check in question is a BS - it never gets NULL passed as dir.
> Yes, it looks like a lot of these NULL checks caught can be fixed simply
> by removing bogus and/or redundant checks.

And there's a *lot* of them. Those half dozen or so patches earlier were
results of just a quick random skim of the list the coverity folks came up with.

It'll take a lot of effort to 'fix' them all, and given the non-severity
of a lot of them, I'm not convinced it's worth the effort.

Some of them are obvious bugs (like the edd patches), but others are
a little less obvious, and thats where a lot of time can be wasted.

I've lost motivation to dig further for the time being. Maybe later.


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