[RFC,v4,1/3] grep: make PCRE1 aware of custom allocator
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Message ID 20190807213945.10464-2-carenas@gmail.com
State New
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  • grep: no leaks or crashes (windows testing needed)
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Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón Aug. 7, 2019, 9:39 p.m. UTC
63e7e9d8b6 ("git-grep: Learn PCRE", 2011-05-09) didn't include a way
to override the system alocator, and so it is incompatible with
USE_NED_ALLOCATOR as reported by Dscho[1] (in similar code from PCRE2)

Make the minimum change possible to ensure this combination is supported
by extending grep_init to set the PCRE1 specific functions to the NED
versions (using the aliased names though) and therefore making sure all
alocations are done inside PCRE1 with the same allocator than the rest
of git.

This change might have performance impact (hopefully for the best) and
so will be good idea to test it in a platform where NED might have a
positive impact (ex: Windows 7)

[1] https://public-inbox.org/git/pull.306.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com

Signed-off-by: Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón <carenas@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
 Makefile |  2 +-
 grep.c   | 10 ++++++++++
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index bd246f2989..4b384f3759 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -1764,7 +1764,7 @@  ifdef NATIVE_CRLF
-	COMPAT_CFLAGS += -Icompat/nedmalloc
 	COMPAT_OBJS += compat/nedmalloc/nedmalloc.o
diff --git a/grep.c b/grep.c
index cd952ef5d3..0154998695 100644
--- a/grep.c
+++ b/grep.c
@@ -150,12 +150,22 @@  int grep_config(const char *var, const char *value, void *cb)
  * Initialize one instance of grep_opt and copy the
  * default values from the template we read the configuration
  * information in an earlier call to git_config(grep_config).
+ *
+ * If using PCRE make sure that the library is configured
+ * to use the right allocator (ex: NED)
 void grep_init(struct grep_opt *opt, struct repository *repo, const char *prefix)
 	struct grep_opt *def = &grep_defaults;
 	int i;
+#ifdef USE_LIBPCRE1
+	pcre_malloc = malloc;
+	pcre_free = free;
 	memset(opt, 0, sizeof(*opt));
 	opt->repo = repo;
 	opt->prefix = prefix;