MSI: indentation and style cleanup
rob at codeweavers.com
Sun Jan 23 13:47:50 CST 2005
Mike Hearn wrote:
>OOM safety is a bit complicated, you have to properly unwind the stack and
>restore state as you go - for instance the last patch I submitted fixed a
>bug where OOM would not cause the loop to terminate, but I forgot to free
>some data as we returned up the stack.
>Given that it can be quite complex and introduce new bugs, and given that
>it's really quite a useless feature IMHO as modern Linux boxes will hang
>themselves in swap hell before returning NULL from malloc I don't think
>this should be a janitorial project.
You can get NULL with a corrupted heap too.
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