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Re: [Nmh-workers] strncpy(3), die, die, die.

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] strncpy(3), die, die, die.
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:06:56 +0100

Hi Ken,

> Although ... crud, I take your point that a small change is a lot
> easier than a big change.

Yes, as soon as a free() is needed then there's tracking the paths that
exit the function, where the pointer gets copied to, etc.  GC anyone?

> My concern there is our release cycles have been long

What needs to get done before 1.7 gets sent off to make its fortune?
Is that soon enough that this could hold off?

> and I'd hate to have code that barfs on emails released for a few
> years.

Perhaps a complainant could be told of the secret $NMHNOBARF to stop
TRUNCCPY from aborting?  Though it would still complain for the first N

Cheers, Ralph.

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