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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/7] perf tool: protect empty evlists
Em Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 01:14:31PM -0700, David Carrillo-Cisneros escreveu:
> A common pattern in in pipe-mode bugs is accessing an empty evlist.
> Return NULL to make it easier to catch this problems.

This one is far reaching, we need to take care handling all places using
these functions, albeit probably most cases will always have an evsel, I
looked at builtin-top.c for instance, and I think we need to be more
careful here, will leave this for later.

- Arnaldo

> Signed-off-by: David Carrillo-Cisneros <davidcc@google.com>
> ---
> tools/perf/util/evlist.h | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evlist.h b/tools/perf/util/evlist.h
> index 39942995f537..ba4788462325 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/evlist.h
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/evlist.h
> @@ -257,11 +257,15 @@ void perf_evlist__splice_list_tail(struct perf_evlist *evlist,
>
> static inline struct perf_evsel *perf_evlist__first(struct perf_evlist *evlist)
> {
> + if (list_empty(&evlist->entries))
> + return NULL;
> return list_entry(evlist->entries.next, struct perf_evsel, node);
> }
>
> static inline struct perf_evsel *perf_evlist__last(struct perf_evlist *evlist)
> {
> + if (list_empty(&evlist->entries))
> + return NULL;
> return list_entry(evlist->entries.prev, struct perf_evsel, node);
> }
>
> --
> 2.12.2.715.g7642488e1d-goog

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