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Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:47:04 +0200
From: Shiz <>
Subject: Re: gethostbyname2.c /
 6476b8135760659b25c93ff9308425ca98a9e777 breaking asterisk 13 compatibility

>> Second: I'm currently debugging a strange memory corruption problem
>> and
>> have just had a look at the gethostbyname2.c code:
>> I was wondering: why is it safe to do free(h) on the initial run when
>> *h has not been
>>        static struct hostent *h;
>>        size_t size = 63;
>>        struct hostent *res;
>>        int err;
>>        do {
>>                free(h);
>> Best regards,
>> Pirmin

h is defined as having static storage, as such its initial
value is NULL. free(NULL) is valid.

- Shiz

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