Subject: Re: buffer overflows in libsa
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/23/2005 17:20:26
Hi Roland,

Roland Illig wrote:

> Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > I wouldn't object to you coming up with a getsn() or some such that took a 
> > buffer length and assumed standard in. Or getsl().
> Here it is.

If you change any of these functions, please check that the bootloaders
for various architectures still build and fit in the required space.  At
least the pmax and alpha first stage boot blocks are pretty tight on
space.  The builds of both of these will abort of the boot loader is too

Simon Burge                            <>
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