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Re: [fluid-dev] Crash in delete_fluid_audio_driver( NULL)

From: Josh Green
Subject: Re: [fluid-dev] Crash in delete_fluid_audio_driver( NULL)
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006 21:44:32 +0000

Ok.  But isn't the best error reporting when a programmer does something
wrong.. a crash?  Just kidding.  Although I probably won't go through
every function at this point, protecting it from this kind of situation.

On Tue, 2006-11-21 at 20:24 +0000, Paul Millar wrote:
> Hi all,
> Sorry, another quick one..
> If you call delete_fluid_audio_driver() with NULL, libfluidsynth crashes the 
> code with a seg-fault, presumably trying dereferencing the NULL ptr.  The 
> other functions I tried (delete_fluid_synth() and delete_fluid_settings() ) 
> don't suffer from this.
> Trying to delete a NULL fluid_audio_driver_t could happen in sloppy code 
> (like 
> mine, oops, updated now :-) that doesn't check that new_fluid_audio_driver() 
> succeeded.
> So, perhaps this would be something to fix in the next release...
> Cheers,
> Paul.
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