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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2010-03-05 21:43:07 (GMT)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-03-06 19:26:34 (GMT)
commit3c840c18bcd8efb37f1a565e83a9509e1ea5d105 (patch)
treecf1a0d872188bf3857354a8622fff3e7dc0c0709 /scripts
parenta63ceb4c36a7674f7efa90e8ba96b44a3989d717 (diff)
scripts/get_maintainer.pl: fix possible infinite loop
If MAINTAINERS section entries are misformatted, it was possible to have an infinite loop. Correct the defect by always moving the index to the end of section + 1 Also, exit check for exclude as soon as possible. Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Cc: <stable@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts')
-rwxr-xr-xscripts/get_maintainer.pl4
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/get_maintainer.pl b/scripts/get_maintainer.pl
index b61002d..f76f3d1 100755
--- a/scripts/get_maintainer.pl
+++ b/scripts/get_maintainer.pl
@@ -347,6 +347,7 @@ foreach my $file (@files) {
if ($type eq 'X') {
if (file_match_pattern($file, $value)) {
$exclude = 1;
+ last;
}
}
}
@@ -373,8 +374,7 @@ foreach my $file (@files) {
}
}
- $tvi += ($end - $start);
-
+ $tvi = $end + 1;
}
foreach my $line (sort {$hash{$b} <=> $hash{$a}} keys %hash) {

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