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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <>
Subject Re: rational behind not checking the return value of apr_palloc and apr_pcalloc
Date Thu, 02 Sep 2010 19:24:18 GMT
On 9/1/2010 10:29 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. wrote:
> On 9/1/2010 10:17 PM, dave b wrote:
>> Why not just fix it now and not worry? ...
> But if you can illustrate a few, the community is happy to evaluate your
> examples, which is what Jeff has politely suggested to you.

And if you can't illustrate a few explicit cases, further abstract arguments
are likely to be politely, but firmly, ignored.  There are good C language
forums for folks to carry on such religious arguments.

Or to put it another way, the dev@ group here is most certainly not worried
about the general case, as the current design is effective at terminating
httpd when faced with runaway allocations.

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