[Fribidi-discuss] Building fribidi on OSF1 alpha: snprintf
behdad at bamdad.org
Tue Jan 22 16:06:19 EST 2002
On Wed, 23 Jan 2002, Omer Zak wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2002, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> > I changed it to sprintf, sprintf is in ANSI C, while snprintf is in
> > ISO C99.
> Please don't downgrade to sprintf from snprintf.
> The reason: buffer overflow risk.
Dear Omer, I know how to do my job well, no buffer overflow, be sure ;-).
> Anyone who doesn't have snprintf in his OS - refer him to the punishment
> meted out to people who post stupid newbie questions to the Linux-IL
> mailing list.
> If someone MUST compile without snprintf, it means that his OS is very
> very insecure.
> --- Omer
Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at bamdad dot org>
3 Bahman 1380, 2002 Jan 23 [Finger for Geek Code]
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