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SubjectRe: Fw: Re: oops in choose_configuration()
On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 04:57:39PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Well, snprintf() should be safe, though. It will warn if the caller is
> lazy, but these days, the thing does
>
> max(buf_size - len, 0)
>
> which should mean that the input layer passes in 0 instead of a negative
> number. And snprintf() will then _not_ print anything.

I assume this is a typo, and you meant scnprintf? AFAIK, snprintf has
the same ol' bad behavior when #bytes-to-be-written > #bytes-in-buffer.
Joe
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