Subject: Re: gethostname and getdomainname
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 11/15/1999 11:03:57
On Sun, Nov 14, 1999 at 07:16:43PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> | a NULL oldlenp in user space is not properly translated to a null
> | pointer in system space in the head of sys___sysctl(). Fixing this requires
> | fixing a lot of usage in other (than sysctl_string()) sub-functions...
> It has to be.
Yesyes. But not yesternight after 0020.
> I think you need to change len to size_t, and initialize oldlen to ~0
> if it is null.
its more difficult. Just a SMOP, but...
oldp oldlenp olddata oldlength error
NULL NULL dont dont none
NULL valid dont passback none
valid NULL d/c can't implicit EFAULT
valid valid do min(old,bufsize) ENOMEM if data truncated
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