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fix >4GiB source delta assertion failure

When people try insane things such as delta-compressing 4GiB files, they
get this assertion:

diff-delta.c:285: create_delta_index: Assertion `packed_entry - (struct index_entry *)mem == entries' failed.

This happens because:

1) the 'entries' variable is an unsigned int

2) it is assigned with entries = (bufsize - 1) / RABIN_WINDOW
   (that itself is not a problem unless bufsize > 4G * RABIN_WINDOW)

3) the buffer is indexed from top to bottom starting at
   "data = buffer + entries * RABIN_WINDOW" and the multiplication
   here does indeed overflows, making the resulting top of the buffer
   much lower than expected.

This makes the number of actually produced index entries smaller than
what was computed initially, hence the assertion.

Furthermore, the current delta encoding format cannot represent offsets
into a reference buffer with more than 32 bits anyway.  So let's just
limit the number of entries to what the delta format can encode.

Reported-by: Ilari Liusvaara <ilari.liusvaara@elisanet.fi>
Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@fluxnic.net>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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commit 506049c7df2c68f1db5a4bae502cfb1af0a73048 1 parent 0eb032d
@npitre npitre authored committed
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9 diff-delta.c
@@ -146,7 +146,14 @@ struct delta_index * create_delta_index(const void *buf, unsigned long bufsize)
/* Determine index hash size. Note that indexing skips the
first byte to allow for optimizing the Rabin's polynomial
initialization in create_delta(). */
- entries = (bufsize - 1) / RABIN_WINDOW;
+ entries = (bufsize - 1) / RABIN_WINDOW;
+ if (bufsize >= 0xffffffffUL) {
+ /*
+ * Current delta format can't encode offsets into
+ * reference buffer with more than 32 bits.
+ */
+ entries = 0xfffffffeU / RABIN_WINDOW;
+ }
hsize = entries / 4;
for (i = 4; (1u << i) < hsize && i < 31; i++);
hsize = 1 << i;
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