Subject: Re: buffer overflows in libsa
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/23/2005 10:47:22
matthew green wrote:
> one thing to be wary of is bloating the bootblocks.  all the
> proposed changes increase the size of text...

As soon as no-one needs it, the gets(3) function will be removed from 
libsa. This will reduce the test size again. I think the effective 
increase will be around less than 20 machine instructions. But that's 
the price for not having buffer overflows. ;)