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SubjectRe: malloc(1/0) ??
atmproj@yahoo.com asked:
> [Why does this program not crash?]
>
> main()
> {
> char *s;
> s = (char*)malloc(0);
> strcpy(s,"fffff");
> printf("%s\n",s);
> }

It doesn't crash because the standard malloc is
optimized for speed, not for finding bugs.

Try linking it with a debugging malloc, e.g.
cc bug.c -lefence
and watch it dump core.

- Dan
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