[Dev-luatex] QA Notice: Package has poor programming practices

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Dec 31 10:03:53 CET 2010


Hi Toralf,

On 12/30/2010 03:54 PM, Toralf Förster wrote:
> Hello,
>
> under a stable Gentoo I got for dev-tex/luatex-0.63.0 :
>
> ...
>   * QA Notice: Package has poor programming practices which may compile
>   *            fine but exhibit random runtime failures.
>   * luatexdir/luafontloader/fontforge/fontforge/nouiutil.c:49: warning: attempt
> to free a non-heap object 'buffer'

That function is never actually called, but thanks for the report
anyway. I'll add a small patch to get rid of the notice (pending
ultimate removal of the entire NOUI code).

Please tell me, what is the tool that generates this QA Notice?

Best wishes,
Taco


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