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Re: Possible unsafe use of strncat in sbin/sysctl/sysctl.c
On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 09:58:53PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 11:52:11PM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
> > (void)wait! That was a pure personal remark. I really don't know where
> > that (void)bla idiom comes from, and I obviously don't (void)like it.
> It's an artifact of our stupid lint(1).
Not really, it is used by other analyzers to mean "yes, I know this
returns something, but I don't care". The major exception of course is
that GCC broke it for the attributed usage -- half of the pain of
dealing with modern glibc in this regard.
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