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Date:	Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:15:41 +0900
From:	Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>
To:	Yasser Shalabi <yassershalabi@...il.com>
Cc:	acme@...nel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, mingo@...hat.com,
	paulus@...ba.org, a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl
Subject: Re: [PATCH] perf: fix for double free in tools/perf stat

Hi Yasser,

On Sat,  4 Oct 2014 11:37:57 -0400, Yasser Shalabi wrote:
> Fix for double free bug in tools/perf due to dangling thread_map pointer in perf_evlist struct.
> Code path excercised when perf stat -C switch is used but not set and is followed by another switch.
> Example: perf stat -C -e. 
> Signed-off-by: Yasser Shalabi <yassershalabi@...il.com>
>
> ---
>  tools/perf/util/evlist.c |    1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evlist.c b/tools/perf/util/evlist.c
> index 814e954..09af633 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/evlist.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/evlist.c
> @@ -845,6 +845,7 @@ int perf_evlist__create_maps(struct perf_evlist *evlist, struct target *target)
>  
>  out_delete_threads:
>  	thread_map__delete(evlist->threads);
> +	evlist->threads = 0;

Nitpick - I think NULL is preferred rather than 0.

Other than that,

Acked-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>

Thanks,
Namhyung


>  	return -1;
>  }
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