ubinize corrections

Adrian Hunter ext-adrian.hunter at nokia.com
Mon Nov 3 03:41:58 EST 2008

J. Scott Merritt wrote:
> Dear list,
> I believe that I have stumbled upon two problems with the latest version
> of ubinize.c in mtd-utils - one serious, and one not so serious.
> - First, the easy one: At line 457, I believe that we should be printing
> args.subpage_size rather than ui.min_io_size.
> - More seriously, I believe that the "flags" field in the ubigen_vol_info
> structures is not being properly initialized.  Line 494 allocates memory
> for these structures with malloc, so they are not cleared to zero.  The
> read_section function updates the flag field if the AUTO-RESIZE flag is
> specified, but does not otherwise initialize or clear it.
> I reckon the latter problem could be repaired either with calloc, or by
> modifying read_section to more directly set/clear the flag.
> Thanks, Scott.

I agree.  Here's the patch:

From: Adrian Hunter <ext-adrian.hunter at nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 10:36:32 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] ubinize: correct subpage_size print and initialise vol_info to zero

Reported-by: "J. Scott Merritt" <merrij3 at rpi.edu>
Signed-off-by: Adrian Hunter <ext-adrian.hunter at nokia.com>
 ubi-utils/new-utils/src/ubinize.c |    4 ++--
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ubi-utils/new-utils/src/ubinize.c b/ubi-utils/new-utils/src/ubinize.c
index ebd5aa0..4f3e8a1 100644
--- a/ubi-utils/new-utils/src/ubinize.c
+++ b/ubi-utils/new-utils/src/ubinize.c
@@ -454,7 +454,7 @@ int main(int argc, char * const argv[])
        verbose(args.verbose, "LEB size:      %d", ui.leb_size);
        verbose(args.verbose, "PEB size:      %d", ui.peb_size);
        verbose(args.verbose, "min. I/O size: %d", ui.min_io_size);
-       verbose(args.verbose, "sub-page size: %d", ui.min_io_size);
+       verbose(args.verbose, "sub-page size: %d", args.subpage_size);
        verbose(args.verbose, "VID offset:    %d", ui.vid_hdr_offs);
        verbose(args.verbose, "data offset:   %d", ui.data_offs);
@@ -491,7 +491,7 @@ int main(int argc, char * const argv[])
                goto out_dict;
-       vi = malloc(sizeof(struct ubigen_vol_info) * sects);
+       vi = calloc(sizeof(struct ubigen_vol_info), sects);
        if (!vi) {
                errmsg("cannot allocate memory");
                goto out_dict;

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