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SubjectRE: malloc(1/0) ??

> The program does not work. A program works if it does what it's supposed to
> do. If you want to argue that this program is supposed to print "ffffff"
> then explain to me why the 'malloc' contains a zero in parenthesis.
>
> The program can't possibly work because it invokes undefined behavior. It
> is impossible to determine what a program that invokes undefined behavior is
> 'supposed to do'.

May I remind you guys that a malloc(0) is equal to a free(). There is no
way that any mem get's malloced.

You only get a coredump if the program accesses a page it shouln't, and
since whe're talking 5 bytes here or so, you have a change that you don't
cross a boundary.

> DS


Igmar

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