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Re: CVS commit: basesrc
Luke Mewburn wrote:
> Jaromir Dolecek writes:
> > Luke Mewburn wrote:
> > > check dst and src aren't null pointers before trying to use them
> > > enable strlcat/strlcpy
> > Please DO NOT check the dst and src whether they are null. Feedeing
> > NULL pointer to it is a programming error and I strongly prefer
> > sigsegving immedially than running into some other problem later.
> > Lack of NULL check in libc routines helped me many times to uncover
> > the real problem.
> I beg to differ. Checking arguments before use is good practice. I've
> seen enough cases of obscure behaviour that wasn't just a simple
> `core dump' to know that helping the programmer by checking arguments
> is worth it.
Okay. Then be consistent and change all the other libc routines
to check for null.
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek%NetBSD.org@localhost>
"The only way how to get rid temptation is to yield to it." -- Oscar Wilde
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