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Re: using "(void)" casts to purposefully ignore return values
On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 09:54:05AM +0930, Brett Lymn wrote:
> > > Nope, someone has not read the strlcat man page closely enough. If you
> > > screw up in just the right way strlcat WILL NOT null terminate a string.
> > You are mixing up strncat and strlcat. The former doesn't NUL-terminate,
> > the latter does explicitly in all but one case (n==0).
> I repeat. Someone has not read the strlcat man page properly.
> Seriously. The belief that strlcat will always nul terminate is wrong.
If you pass an unterminated string to ~any other string function,
demons fly out of your nose. I'm not sure why you think there's
anything noteworthy about strlcpy's behavior in this case.
David A. Holland
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