[Nut-upsdev] Possible error in drivers/main-hal.c

Arnaud Quette aquette.dev at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 07:46:56 UTC 2007

2007/6/6, Arjen de Korte <nut+devel at de-korte.org>:
> Looking at the above sources, it looks like the device_path is
> configured twice:
> 509 device_path = xstrdup("auto"); /*getenv ("HAL_PROP_HIDDEV_DEVICE"); */
> 626 device_path = xstrdup(argv[0]);
> Other than the fact that we leak a few bytes of memory here by using
> xstrdup() twice without free'ing in between, I don't think this is what
> we intended to do. It looks to me that the socket will now be named
> 'usbhid-ups-usbhid-ups', which would be ugly? Since I don't use HAL, I
> can't verify this, but I think we really want it to look like
> 'usbhid-ups-auto'.

good catch, thanks Arjen.
fixed on Testing and trunk.

there is still a cleanup to be done here, but I'm now getting more
visibility on where we'll go with the HAL bridge.

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