Subject: Re: bin/3427: sizeof() problems in cron
To: Simon Burge <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/01/1997 13:54:01
> 	The sizeof() operator is used incorrectly in buffer size
> 	calculations.  I'm really not sure what the defined behaviour
> 	of sizeof(variable - 1) is...

Same as any sizeof(expression): the size of the type of the expression.
In these cases, since variable is a char array, variable-1 is a char *,
so sizeof(variable-1) is sizeof(char *), probably 4 or 8.

					der Mouse

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