[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] avcodec/nvenc: fix NULL pointer dereference

Timo Rothenpieler timo at rothenpieler.org
Tue Feb 28 18:05:37 EET 2023

On 28.02.2023 16:03, Zhao Zhili wrote:
> I can move the check from here to close(). assert is helpful if it can catch
> bugs during development. It doesn't help much here since this is a rare case
> which doesn't triggered during development.

Crashing with an assertion is still much better than dereferencing a 
NULL pointer.

I'll have a look at the calling function in a bit, to see if it can be 
refactored to never run into the chance of calling this function when 
not needed.

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