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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: Apache 1.2b6 Released! (fwd)
Date Mon, 27 Jan 1997 20:40:58 GMT

Chuck suggested this earlier on, but I think that I agree with
Marc that if the one we supply works, we should use it. I saw
no obvious problem with the timing test that Marc supplied and
it seems to work fine. (It even seemed to test slightly faster).

> First candidate for HAVE_SNPRINTF I suppose.
> 
> 	Brian
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Mon, 27 Jan 1997 08:21:58 -0800
> From: Fred Condo <fred@lightside.net>
> To: apache@apache.org
> Subject: Re: Apache 1.2b6 Released!
> 
> At 3:21 AM -0800 1/27/97, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> >Most significantly, we have replaced a majority of the calls to "sprintf"
> >to "snprintf", which should help prevent the type of stack-scribbling hole
> >as was found recently in mod_cookies.  Because "snprintf" isn't in
> >libraries on all machines, we have provided our own snprintf utility - if
> >your platform has an "snprintf" routine which is considered stable and
> >robust, let us know at apache@apache.org and we will consider having it
> >use the native version on your platform. By default Apache will use its
> >own snprintf routine.
> 
> FreeBSD 2.X has the snprintf routine, as I'm sure many people have told you
> by now :)
> 
> 




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