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Re: Bug in PndEmcHitProducer [message #10530 is a reply to message #10529] Wed, 14 April 2010 11:40 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
M.Babai is currently offline  M.Babai
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This problem is now solved and the corrected code is available in trunk.
In the original code the following was declared and used without proper initialization:

map<Int_t, Float_t> fTrackEnergy;
map<Int_t, Float_t> fTrackTime;  //time of first point
map<Int_t, std::vector <Int_t> > fTrackMcTruth;  //McTruth
point  = (PndEmcPoint*) fPointArray->At(iPoint);
fTrackEnergy[point->GetDetectorID()] += point->GetEnergyLoss();
point_time=point ->GetTime();
if (point_time < fTrackTime[point->GetDetectorID()])
    fTrackTime[point->GetDetectorID()] = point_time;

In the lines above we can see a comparison and a "+=" operation on not initialized member of the map which has(might have) an undefined state.
Another point, which is (in this case) a matter of taste and beauty, is the declaration of:
PndEmcPoint* point = NULL;
map<Int_t, Float_t>::const_iterator p;
outside the loop. In this case they are not leading into wrong computations but potentially they can, as their values are changed inside the loop.


[Updated on: Wed, 14 April 2010 11:43]

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