[ovs-dev] [PATCH 4/4] util: Fix potential leak of memory.

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon Oct 30 19:49:10 UTC 2017

On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 10:27:55AM -0700, William Tu wrote:
> Clang reports potiential leak of memory pointed to by 'pname'.
> We already free the previous subporgram name when setting the
> new subprogram name, and once the running thread exits, the
> name of the process will be free by the system.  Thus, we don't
> need to explicitly free it, so exclude the clang analyzer as a
> workaround.
> Signed-off-by: William Tu <u9012063 at gmail.com>

Thanks for reporting this.

I don't think it's worthwhile adding an #if to satisfy clang-analyzer
here.  I don't think it should be our goal to make clang-analyzer
produce no output; it does not have enough context to understand
everything that OVS does.

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