[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Add check for NULL data parameter in sync commit

Allan McRae mcrae_allan at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 22 11:03:41 EST 2007

Nagy Gabor wrote:
> Indeed, this bug still exists. But I interpret your patch as a
> workaround (or hotfix), right? I mean we should fix alpm_sync_commit to
> work with NULL **data (which means we don't need additional error info)
> Bye
Yeah, it was really a hotfix. I hadn't thought about people wanting to 
ignore the error messages.  Here is what alpm_trans_commit calls:

  -> _alpm_trans_commit
    -> _alpm_sync_commit
      -> test_delta_md5sum & test_pkg_md5sum
        -> test_md5sum
      -> _alpm_trans_prepare
        -> _alpm_sync_prepare
          -> _alpm_resolvedeps

The only places I can find writing to data are without a if(data) block are:

The attached patch fixes those and thus should fixed the problem at its 

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