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bug#20490: [PATCH] fixup: reference to uninitialized variable with inval

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#20490: [PATCH] fixup: reference to uninitialized variable with invalid sequence
Date: Sun, 3 May 2015 10:06:00 -0700

On Sat, May 2, 2015 at 7:09 PM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 7:36 AM, Norihiro Tanaka <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Uninitialized variable are referred with invalid sequence in
>> str_append_modified().
>> When mbrtowc() returns (size_t) -1, wc is not changed, even if wc is
>> uninitialized.  below may return unexpected result in order that the
>> value is referred at a following position in source code.
>>   $ echo a | LC_ALL=ja_JP.eucJP ./sed/sed -e 's/a/b\U\xb2c/'
> Thank you for the patch and reproducer.
> I've made some small improvements to the actual patch and
> wrote a valgrind-using test that I'm adding to the test suite.
> I've included your patch with an adjusted log, followed by
> the changes I made to it in a separate commit. That commit
> is separate solely to show what I've done; I will squash into your
> commit before I push, followed by the test-adding commit.

I've updated the commit log to reference this just-closed issue,
with this line:

  This addresses http://debbugs.gnu.org/20490

Then pushed.

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