Code review request 6858865: Fix for 6728376 causes regression if the size of "data" is 0 and malloc returns Null for 0-length
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Nov 19 09:31:21 UTC 2010
Xueming Shen wrote:
> It might not be a real "regression" if only consider the supported
> (and yes, the malloc manpageI can found does clearly indicate NULL is
> for error).
> However I prefer to add some checks to make sure it behaves the same
> (compared to before the #6728376 change went it), even on the "weird OS"
> that Mario has. Anyway, a 0-length really malloc should not trigger a
> The webrev for #6728376 is at
I think this one has come up before . Looking at it now, I wonder if
it would be simpe for inflate to just return 0 if the input buffer or
the max number of uncompressed bytes is 0. That is, just don't attempt
the mallocs for these cases.
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