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Bug 746385 - task: add function guards for gst_task_set_lock()
task: add function guards for gst_task_set_lock()
Product: GStreamer
Classification: Platform
Component: gstreamer (core)
git master
Other Linux
: Normal normal
: 1.5.90
Assigned To: GStreamer Maintainers
GStreamer Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-03-18 10:13 UTC by Prashant Gotarne
Modified: 2015-08-16 13:38 UTC
See Also:
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gst_task_set_lock function validates argument GstTask* (1007 bytes, patch)
2015-03-18 10:31 UTC, Prashant Gotarne
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Description Prashant Gotarne 2015-03-18 10:13:18 UTC
Function gst_task_set_lock have to check for the valid arguments. 
NULL value for the argument cause the segmentation fault.
Comment 1 Prashant Gotarne 2015-03-18 10:31:37 UTC
Created attachment 299696 [details] [review]
gst_task_set_lock function validates argument GstTask*

Please review the patch attached for the issue
Comment 2 Tim-Philipp Müller 2015-07-13 13:20:34 UTC
We don't "have" to check, these checks are only there to aid developers during their plugin/application development cycle to catch problems early. Developers can't rely on those checks being there, and on most embedded systems they will not be present.

commit 3cea60dc6f2d7f8641107348c4a6576308e601cc
Author: Prashant Gotarne <>
Date:   Wed Mar 18 16:05:34 2015 +0530

    task: add function guard for _set_lock() and fix guard for _join()
    Should only access the object structure after checking
    it's valid in gst_task_join().