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Re: snprintf(3) behaviour regarding large "n"

In article <>,
Steffen Nurpmeso  <> wrote:
>And, finally:
> |Log Message:
> |Return EOVERFLOW like FreeBSD does if the buffer size exceeds INT_MAX
> |(well FreeBSD documents INT_MAX + 1, but in the code it is INT_MAX).
>hm, ok, yes S-nail without the fix doesn't print the Message-Id:
>even on FreeBSD, but at least the buffer is terminated at [0] and
>thus no binary garbage is printed when the buffer is printed.

I am not sure if it is a good idea to touch the buffer when returning
an error.


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