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Author SHA1 Message Date
Glenn Strauss 67c0b1498a [multiple] remove base.h include where not used
(substitute request.h if file only accesses request_st,
 and not connection or server structs)
2021-09-08 15:06:07 -04:00
Glenn Strauss af3df29ae8 [multiple] reduce redundant NULL buffer checks
This commit is a large set of code changes and results in removal of
hundreds, perhaps thousands, of CPU instructions, a portion of which
are on hot code paths.

Most (buffer *) used by lighttpd are not NULL, especially since buffers
were inlined into numerous larger structs such as request_st and chunk.

In the small number of instances where that is not the case, a NULL
check is often performed earlier in a function where that buffer is
later used with a buffer_* func.  In the handful of cases that remained,
a NULL check was added, e.g. with r->http_host and r->conf.server_tag.

- check for empty strings at config time and set value to NULL if blank
  string will be ignored at runtime; at runtime, simple pointer check
  for NULL can be used to check for a value that has been set and is not
  blank ("")
- use buffer_is_blank() instead of buffer_string_is_empty(),
  and use buffer_is_unset() instead of buffer_is_empty(),
  where buffer is known not to be NULL so that NULL check can be skipped
- use buffer_clen() instead of buffer_string_length() when buffer is
  known not to be NULL (to avoid NULL check at runtime)
- use buffer_truncate() instead of buffer_string_set_length() to
  truncate string, and use buffer_extend() to extend

Examples where buffer known not to be NULL:
  - cpv->v.b from config_plugin_values_init is not NULL if T_CONFIG_BOOL
    (though we might set it to NULL if buffer_is_blank(cpv->v.b))
  - address of buffer is arg (&foo)
    (compiler optimizer detects this in most, but not all, cases)
  - buffer is checked for NULL earlier in func
  - buffer is accessed in same scope without a NULL check (e.g. b->ptr)

internal behavior change:
  callers must not pass a NULL buffer to some funcs.
  - buffer_init_buffer() requires non-null args
  - buffer_copy_buffer() requires non-null args
  - buffer_append_string_buffer() requires non-null args
  - buffer_string_space() requires non-null arg
2021-08-27 02:16:53 -04:00
Glenn Strauss 7c7f8c467c [multiple] split con, request (very large change)
NB: r->tmp_buf == srv->tmp_buf (pointer is copied for quicker access)

NB: request read and write chunkqueues currently point to connection
    chunkqueues; per-request and per-connection chunkqueues are
    not distinct from one another
      con->read_queue  == r->read_queue
      con->write_queue == r->write_queue

NB: in the future, a separate connection config may be needed for
    connection-level module hooks.  Similarly, might need to have
    per-request chunkqueues separate from per-connection chunkqueues.
    Should probably also have a request_reset() which is distinct from
2020-07-08 19:54:29 -04:00
Glenn Strauss cc2134c88b [multiple] copy small struct instead of memcpy()
when patching config
2020-07-08 19:54:29 -04:00
Glenn Strauss 31d9495330 [core] store subrequest_handler instead of mode
store pointer to module in handler_module instead of con->mode id
2020-07-08 19:54:29 -04:00
Glenn Strauss 03b4c993d2 [multiple] generic config array type checking 2020-07-08 19:54:28 -04:00
Glenn Strauss 50bdb55de8 [multiple] connection hooks no longer get (srv *)
(explicit (server *) not passed; available in con->srv)
2020-07-08 19:54:28 -04:00
Glenn Strauss b73949e03f [multiple] plugin.c handles common FREE_FUNC code
(simpler for modules; less boilerplate to cut-n-paste)
2020-07-08 18:08:51 -04:00
Glenn Strauss a377b159ec [mod_skeleton] use config_plugin_values_init() 2020-05-23 17:59:29 -04:00
Glenn Strauss e2de4e581e [core] const char *name in struct plugin
put void *data (always used) as first member of struct plugin

add int nconfig member to PLUGIN_DATA

calloc() inits p->data to NULL
2020-05-23 17:59:29 -04:00
Glenn Strauss 36f64b26a1 [core] simpler config_check_cond()
optimize for common case where condition has been evaluated for
the request and a cached result exists

(also: begin isolating data_config)
2020-05-23 17:59:29 -04:00
Glenn Strauss 47a758f959 [core] inline buffer key for *_patch_connection()
handle buffer key as part of DATA_UNSET in *_patch_connection()
(instead of key being (buffer *))
2020-02-24 11:15:32 -05:00
Mohammed Sadiq 6a988bb0d0 [multiple] cleaner calloc use in SETDEFAULTS_FUNC
github: closes #99

  "cleaner calloc use in SETDEFAULTS_FUNC"
2019-04-20 02:09:04 -04:00
Glenn Strauss 863dff6191 [mod_skeleton] review and simplify 2018-09-23 18:01:58 -04:00
Glenn Strauss 1465cf80f9 [core] calloc plugin_config for consistent init 2017-04-30 20:38:03 -04:00
Glenn Strauss a53f662a30 [core] remove some unused header includes
remove exposure of stdio.h in buffer.h for print_backtrace(), now static
2017-03-28 02:17:33 -04:00
Glenn Strauss bd77abe0f8 [config] more specific checks for array lists
More specific checks on contents of array lists.  Each module using
lists now does better checking on the types of values in the list
(strings, integers, arrays/lists)

This helps prevent misconfiguration of things like cgi.assign,
fastcgi.server, and scgi.server, where source code might be
served as static files if parenthesis are misplaced.

2017-03-08 11:42:59 -05:00
Glenn Strauss d506f4a569 minor: spelling changes in some comments/messages 2016-07-18 23:26:38 -04:00
Glenn Strauss acad2c903a fix some warnings reported by cppcheck
fix some warnings reported by cppcheck and
change mod_skeleton.c to use buffer_string_length()
2016-07-17 16:13:31 -04:00
Glenn Strauss 8abd06a7ff consistent inclusion of config.h at top of files (fixes #2073)
From: Glenn Strauss <>

git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2016-03-19 15:14:35 +00:00
Stefan Bühler c512345fa2 [config] check config option scope; warn if server option is given in conditional
From: Stefan Bühler <>

git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2015-11-07 12:51:11 +00:00
Stefan Bühler 780e8e6ef4 minor spelling fixes
From: Stefan Bühler <>

git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2015-06-21 12:47:16 +00:00
Stefan Bühler 33cebeb0f7 fix segfaults in many plugins if they failed configuration
From: Stefan Bühler <>

git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2015-05-14 09:38:33 +00:00
Stefan Bühler 6f208cfde1 fix/silence bugs reported by ccc-analyzer (clang)
These should all be non critical:
 * memory leaks on startup in error cases (which lead to
   immediate shutdowns anyway)
 * http_auth/ldap: passing uninitialized "ret" to ldap_err2string
 * sizeof(T) not matching the target pointer in malloc/calloc calls;
   those cases were either:
   * T being the wrong pointer type - shouldn't matter as long as all
     pointers have same size
   * T being larger than the type needed
 * mod_accesslog: direct use after free in cleanup (server shutdown);
   could crash before "clean" shutdown
 * some false positives (mod_compress, mod_expire)
 * assert(srv->config_context->used > 0); - this is always the case,
   as there is always a global config block

From: Stefan Bühler <>

git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2013-11-13 11:43:26 +00:00
Stefan Bühler 22e8b456a9 Fix header inclusion order, always include "config.h" before any system header
git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2009-10-11 14:31:42 +00:00
Stefan Bühler ad12e4c5b2 Insert many con->mode checks; they should prevent two modules to handle the same request if they shouldn't (#631)
git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2008-08-01 16:13:34 +00:00
Marcus Rückert 8cd1471cb3 - white space cleanup part 2 this time 1.4 ;)
i hope it helps with merging stuff back to 1.5

git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2006-10-04 13:26:23 +00:00
Xuefer 56e8df101c part of [733]
git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2005-10-01 12:08:00 +00:00
Jan Kneschke 3be06bb84c added read-only WebDAV support
git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2005-08-19 00:05:52 +00:00
Jan Kneschke bac9212c8f fixed possible uninit variables of the config-parser fails (merged [183])
git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2005-08-16 13:07:46 +00:00
Jan Kneschke c8408d015c removed setup_connection (merged [295])
git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2005-08-08 10:27:07 +00:00
Jan Kneschke bcdc6a3bbc moved everything below trunk/ and added branches/ and tags/
git-svn-id: svn:// 152afb58-edef-0310-8abb-c4023f1b3aa9
2005-02-20 14:27:00 +00:00