[openssl-users] [openssl-dev] Is X509_free(NULL) ok?
kurt at roeckx.be
Fri Dec 22 14:37:32 UTC 2017
On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 09:30:19AM -0500, Ken Goldman wrote:
> On 12/22/2017 9:24 AM, Salz, Rich via openssl-users wrote:
> > > if (ptr!= NULL) free(ptr);
> > That shouldn’t be necessary for OpenSSL. If you find places where it is, please open an issue.
> OK. I'll mention a few, but it's a global issue.
> The code may handle NULL. However, conservative users won't go by what the
> code happens to do today. We have to go by the API documentation, which is
> the contract between the library and the user. If the API is silent, we
> cautiously assume it's not guaranteed, and can change in the future.
So feel free to document it as being able to handle NULL.
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