Re: [gtk-list] Re: gtk_init wierdness
- From: katre <katre mousetrap ml org>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: gtk_init wierdness
- Date: Thu, 22 Oct 1998 12:00:55 -0400 (EDT)
> On Thu, 22 Oct 1998, Jason A. Pfeil wrote:
> > What is the value of story_file_p? Trying to close a file pointer that
> > points to null is also suicidal for a program.
> I've noticed that closing a null pointer IS ok if you're using libc5, but
> glibc does produce the segv, as it should. Note, some older apps that
> were designed with libc5 think that it's perfectly okay to close null
> pointers, and don't check for it... it's scary :)
Would it still cause a crash if it's not being executed. Seriously, the only
code being executed here is the printf(), gtk_init(), and the last printf().
Why should it matter if a function that is not called tries to close a NULL
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