[linux-dvb] mt20xx.c code bugs!

Vincent Pelletier plr.vincent at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 06:43:34 CET 2007


On Nov 15, 2007 2:43 AM, kevin liu <lwtbenben at gmail.com> wrote:
>     while pointer name doesn't have its memory.

Don't you confuse
  char *foo = "bar";
with
  char *foo;
  strcpy(foo, "bar");
?

The first needs *no* runtime memory allocation, as it was pointed out.
The second does need runtime memory allocation, and as such is a bug.

The code you point out belongs to the first category.

Vincent Pelletier



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