[vdr] VDR-1.3.46 Segmentation fault

Darren Salt linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Mon Apr 10 19:56:00 CEST 2006

I demand that Dr. Werner Fink may or may not have written...

> On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 02:50:35AM +0100, Darren Salt wrote:
>> I demand that I definitely did write...

>>> I demand that Thomas Günther may or may not have written...
>>>> If I try to set the time transponder the vdr crashes. :-( Program
>>>> received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.

>>>> (gdb) bt
>>>> #0  0x401f4cff in strlen () from /lib/libc.so.6
>>>> #1  0x401f4a55 in strdup () from /lib/libc.so.6
>>>> #2  0x080e0b2f in cMenuEditItem::SetValue (this=0xa268768, Value=0x0) at menuitems.c:39

>>> I suggest replacing that line with
>>>   value = Value ? strdup(Value) : NULL;
>> [snip]
>> Full patch attached. On enabling the "set time from broadcast" function,
>> default to the first available channel.

> Hmmm... strdup() can return NULL if the system is low at or out of memory.

True, but that probably doesn't matter here: something's going to fail anyway
if that happens. Perhaps a wrapper is needed?

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