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Date:	Tue, 5 May 2015 10:31:47 -0400
From:	Theodore Ts'o <>
To:	"Darrick J. Wong" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 15/35] libext2fs: support atexit cleanups

On Wed, Apr 01, 2015 at 07:35:39PM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> Use the atexit() function to provide a means for the library to clean
> itself up on program exit.  This will be used by the undo IO manager
> to flush the undo file state to disk if the program should terminate
> without closing the io channel, since most e2fsprogs clients will
> simply exit() when they hit errors.
> This won't help for signal termination; client programs must set
> up signal handlers.
> Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <>

Applied, but in undo_io.c:

> @@ -769,11 +792,14 @@ static errcode_t undo_close(io_channel channel)
>  	err = write_undo_indexes(data);
>  	if (data->real)
>  		retval = io_channel_close(data->real);
> +	if (data->tdb_file)
> +		free(data->tdb_file);
>  	if (data->undo_file)
>  		io_channel_close(data->undo_file);
>  	ext2fs_free_mem(&data->keyb);
>  	if (data->written_block_map)
>  		ext2fs_free_generic_bitmap(data->written_block_map);
> +	ext2fs_remove_exit_fn(undo_atexit, data);
>  	ext2fs_free_mem(&channel->private_data);
>  	if (channel->name)
>  		ext2fs_free_mem(&channel->name);

I've moved the call to ext2fs_remove_exit_fn() to right after the call
to write_undo_indexes().  This avoids a write if there is a signal
killing the process right after the call free the data->keyb and
before the call to ext2fs_remove_exit_fn().

						- Ted
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