Code review request 6858865: Fix for 6728376 causes regression if the size of "data" is 0 and malloc returns Null for 0-length

Xueming Shen xueming.shen at
Fri Nov 19 22:03:47 UTC 2010

On 11/19/2010 01:51 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> Xueming Shen wrote:
>> :
>> Why do you want to feed the zlib with a null buffer? :-)
> So are you saying that if the length is 0 that it still looks at the 
> buffer? If so, then I'm okay with the last webrev.

zlib does buffer null check before anything else, just like we do null 
check/throw NPE first then
check the offset and length.

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