patchThe GNU Bourne-Again SHell - Patches: patch #9469, Dead code in man2html.c


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patch #9469: Dead code in man2html.c

Submitted by:  AppChecker <appchecker>
Submitted on:  Wed 25 Oct 2017 05:33:02 PM UTC  
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Status: Wont DoPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open

Wed 21 Feb 2018 02:13:05 PM UTC, comment #1:

I inherited this code from someone else; I'm leaving it as-is.

Chet Ramey <chet>
Project Administrator
Wed 25 Oct 2017 05:33:02 PM UTC, original submission:


in the file man2html.c, line n2399:
case V('e', 'c'):
c = c + j;
if (*c != '\n') {
escapesym = *c;
} else
escapesym = '\\';
c = skip_till_newline(c);

function skip_till_newline is never called.

This possible defect found by AppChecker

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