[Geany-Devel] Segmentation fault when auto-close plug-in is enable [patch]

Frank Lanitz frank at xxxxx
Wed Oct 23 17:10:17 UTC 2013

On Wed, 23 Oct 2013 07:53:16 -0700
Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:

> The final problem is that, as Lex mentioned, it's not checking 
> `DOC_VALID()` (or doc->is_valid) but just that data->doc != NULL, so
> if any document that was ever activated is closed, this is going to
> explode when the document pointer is dereferenced (for reasons I
> never understood, Geany "recycles" documents, so it's entirely
> possible to have a document pointer that is neither NULL nor valid).

We have to check every plugin for this I guess. I have seen such checks
a lot last years .... 

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