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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: [BUG] rprintf SEGVs if given NULL for %S
Date Fri, 14 Feb 1997 18:50:22 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>     In tracking down a SEGV I was getting, I found that vbprintf() isn't
>     being paranoid about bad %s arguments.  The following will SEGV
>     rather than sending "(null)":
>       rprintf (r, "%s", NULL)
>     Is this worth adding the necessary paranoia code, or is this a case
>     of "don't do that"?  I'm inclined to think the former, but there it
>     is..

If it's easy to add, I'd vote for the former... SEGV's do give
an indication of you're referencing NULL someplace you shouldn't
but having the code actually point it out is nice.

      Jim Jagielski            |       jaguNET Access Services           |
                  "Not the Craw... the CRAW!"

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