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Re: [Libguestfs] [nbdkit PATCH] nbd: Add new nbd forwarding plugin



On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:16:16AM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 11, 2017 at 08:33:26PM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> > Note: ./nbdkit is a bit unsafe in that it blindly inherits $valgrind
> > from the environment; but that was nice because it let me do:
> >   valgrind='gdb --args' ./nbdkit nbd ...
> > for a gdb debug session to work out the kinks in my code. Maybe we
> > want to support NBDKIT_GDB similarly to NBDKIT_VALGRIND, and to clean
> > up the script to not foolishly inherit variables outside of the
> > namespace, but that's a task for another day.
> 
> As a fix for the valgrind issue, how about this patch?  Of course it
> will stop you from (ab-)using valgrind!
> 
> >From 75dd0d10221f59f2c92aa4768675b226d56856ac Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones redhat com>
> Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:15:15 +0000
> Subject: [PATCH] ./nbdkit: Don't inherit valgrind from the environment.
> 
> Thanks: Eric Blake.
> ---
>  nbdkit.in | 2 ++
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/nbdkit.in b/nbdkit.in
> index 167d512..878a6bd 100644
> --- a/nbdkit.in
> +++ b/nbdkit.in
> @@ -103,6 +103,8 @@ fi
>  # the program under valgrind.  This is used by the tests.
>  if [ "$NBDKIT_VALGRIND" ]; then
>      valgrind="@VALGRIND@ --vgdb=no --leak-check=full --error-exitcode=119 --suppressions=$s/valgrind-suppressions --trace-children=no --child-silent-after-fork=yes --run-libc-freeres=no"
> +else
> +    unset valgrind
>  fi
>  
>  # Run the final command.

Ignore this one, I've seen your other patch now.

Rich.

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