[libvirt] [PATCH 1/6] virqemu: Reflect return type of virJSONValueArraySize()

Michal Privoznik mprivozn at redhat.com
Thu Aug 4 13:35:52 UTC 2016

On 04.08.2016 09:54, Peter Krempa wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 04, 2016 at 09:47:45 +0200, Michal Privoznik wrote:
>> The virJSONValueArraySize() function return ssize_t (with
>> possibly returning -1 if the passed json is not an array).
>> Storing the return value into size_t is possibly dangerous then.
> Not in this case. All code paths calling this function guarantee that
> the JSON object is an array, so it won't ever be negative.

Not quite. We have the function exposed. So even though there currently
isn't caller that passes non-array, it is still worth fixing IMO.

> Don't trust anything that coverity tells you.

I'm not, that's why I've sent fixes just for true positives.


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