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Re: free() pointer error when using bindings to read specfile

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Sun 13 Sep 2009 - 19:20:06 CEST
Message-id: <BECA58DC-EDCB-4035-84F9-F267F3FA94B1@mac.com>

On Sep 13, 2009, at 1:15 PM, Eric MSP Veith wrote:

> Am Sonntag, 13. September 2009 18:50:08 schrieb Jeff Johnson:
>> On Sep 13, 2009, at 12:32 PM, Eric MSP Veith wrote:
>>> Is that mutex-refcount-thingy already part of 5.2.0?
>>
>> The rpmioPool mechanism is in 5.2.0 yes. But iirc I added the
>> refcounts for Spec
>> and Package since 5.2.0. Not too hard to backport, but because
>> its refcounts, well, there are often some twisty little details.
>
> Ok, I'll wait until that's in a release, then. Is it planned for  
> 5.2.1 or
> later?
>

There are no current plans for releasing RPM 5.2.1. The impetus for a  
release
would likely come from unity linux, but that's just my guess.

>> So only a spewage aesthetic makes sense. Personally, I find YAML
>> easier on my tired old eyes, all the angle brackets in XML scratch
>> my cornea.
>
> YAML is a data serialization language anyways, so it makes perfectly  
> sense to
> use that instead of a markup language, be it extended or not.
>
>> YAML has been in RPM for years now, XML even longer. So "time- 
>> consuming"
>> is a polite euphemism for "lazy" imho.
>
> Uh, you got me there. :-)
>

;-)

>> From <rpmdb/rpmevr.h> (the current location):
>
> Thanks, again.
>

np.

73 de Jeff
Received on Sun Sep 13 19:20:29 2009
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