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Re: kern/38431: getparts in dkwedge_mbr.c seems to use stale data
The following reply was made to PR kern/38431; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Laight <david%l8s.co.uk@localhost>
Subject: Re: kern/38431: getparts in dkwedge_mbr.c seems to use stale data
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 18:16:28 +0100
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 07:45:00AM +0000, yamt%mwd.biglobe.ne.jp@localhost
> >Number: 38431
> >Synopsis: getparts in dkwedge_mbr.c seems to use stale data
> getparts() recursively calls getparts(), which overwrites the
> contents of a->buf.
It is probably worth pointing out that the extended partition table
is a linked list, not a 4-way tree.
This means the code should be using an interative parser (like all
the other code that reads mbr tables).
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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