On 11/25/2010 10:35 AM, Guilhem Bichot wrote:
> Hello Mats,
> Mats Kindahl a écrit, Le 24.11.2010 15:20:
>> #At file:///home/bzr/mkindahl/testing-trunk-bugfixing/ based on
>> 3388 Mats Kindahl 2010-11-24
>> Bug #58455
>> Starting mysqld with defaults file without
>> extension cause segmentation fault
>> Bug occurs because fn_expand calls fn_format
>> with NULL as ext.
>> === added file 'mysql-test/t/mysqld--defaults-file.test'
>> --- a/mysql-test/t/mysqld--defaults-file.test 1970-01-01 00:00:00
>> +++ b/mysql-test/t/mysqld--defaults-file.test 2010-11-24 14:20:25
>> @@ -0,0 +1,31 @@
>> +# mysqld --defaults-file
>> +--source include/not_embedded.inc
>> +# All these tests refer to configuration files that do not exist
>> +--error 1
>> +--exec $MYSQLD --defaults-file=/path/with/no/extension
>> --print-defaults 2>&1
> I suggest writing in the test why MYSQLD is used instead of
>> === modified file 'mysys/mf_format.c'
>> --- a/mysys/mf_format.c 2009-04-19 01:21:33 +0000
>> +++ b/mysys/mf_format.c 2010-11-24 14:20:25 +0000
>> @@ -31,9 +31,12 @@ char * fn_format(char * to, const char *
>> reg1 size_t length;
>> size_t dev_length;
>> + DBUG_ASSERT(name != NULL);
>> + DBUG_ASSERT(extension != NULL);
>> DBUG_PRINT("enter",("name: %s dir: %s extension: %s flag: %d",
>> /* Copy and skip directory */
>> name+=(length=dirname_part(dev, (startpos=(char *) name),
>> if (length == 0 || (flag & MY_REPLACE_DIR))
> Two suggestions while you're in this function:
> - add in the function comment of fn_expand(), that it allocates memory
> (which will thus have to be freed).
> - "DBUG_ASSERT(result_path!=NULL)" could be removed, as it's preceded by
> if (... (result_path=...)==NULL) DBUG_RETURN
> Also, but it's not something to tackle here, there is something weird
> in the function's logic (but I prefer that we don't touch it (who
> knows what it would break?)):
> if (!(flag & MY_APPEND_EXT) &&
> (pos= (char*) strchr(name,FN_EXTCHAR)) != NullS)
> if ((flag & MY_REPLACE_EXT) == 0) /* If we should keep
> old ext */
> length=strlength(name); /* Use old extension */
> ext = "";
> length= (size_t) (pos-(char*) name); /* Change extension */
> ext= extension;
> length=strlength(name); /* No ext, use the now
> one */
> If 'flags' does not contain MY_APPEND_EXT and 'name' does not contain
> an extension, we will come to the last "else" branch: it will add
> 'extension' to the file's name. Even though we didn't pass MY_APPEND_EXT!
> Fortunately, as you now pass "", we will add "", which is harmless.
I started looking at the logic, but soon decided against it for fear of
turning insane. :)
Yeah, I agree that there potentially are some problems in the function
but, as you say, we should not change it now since there is a risk of
> Ok to push.
OK. I'll add the suggestions you had above and also use the suggestion
from Björn to avoid changing mysql-test-run.pl.