[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] cllc: Pad swapepd buffer

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Aug 26 00:21:24 CEST 2012

On 26 Aug 2012, at 00:20, Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 25 Aug 2012, at 21:21, Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 25/08/2012 5:21 AM, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
>>> Sorry for asking without looking at the code, but does this have to be realloc?
>>> Because we have av_fast_padded_malloc (or such) that includes this, without a (in thus case only on invalid input I think) risk for integer overflow, and initializes the padding to 0.
>> av_fast_padded_malloc is not sufficient. It only zeros the padding when
>> the buffer is resized (enlarged), and it needs to be zero'd regardless.
> Only because the buffer size allocated is too large.
>> There's no benefit to using it.
> It also simplifies the allocation failure handling and can be faster.

Forgot: It also matches the semantics of the code, making it clear that there is no state kept in the buffer.

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