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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] fix potential null dereference

>>> On 13.01.18 at 07:21, <julien.grall@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 01/12/2018 11:40 PM, Stefano Stabellini wrote:
>> handles can theoretically be NULL, check for it explicitly before
>> dereferencing it.
> I doubt handles could be NULL if LocateHandle succeed. This seems to be 
> confirmed by the spec (Page 208 in UEFI spec 2.7).
> So I am not entirely convince we should add yet another check in the 
> code. An ASSERT might be better.

Indeed if there is a platform where NULL is coming back in the
success case, that platform should be named as a justification
in the commit message. Otherwise I don't see the value of this


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