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[bug#55891] [PATCH] gnu: Add iec16022

From: Remco van 't Veer
Subject: [bug#55891] [PATCH] gnu: Add iec16022
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 16:53:19 +0200
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2022/06/10 23:47, Maxime Devos:

> I think it's ok, _if_ the bugs are eventually at least reported
> upstream if we (i.e., you) cannot fix them timely (needs some
> contrived circumstances to trigger the bug).

The maintainer's stance on not checking malloc response (from

> > I'll open an issue for the unchecked [mc]alloc and write calls
> > instead if you do and maybe have another stab at fixing these issues
> > when my C-programming skills have improved.
> I agree on the unchecked writes. For the unchecked [mc]alloc I am more
> tempted towards removing the existing checks, since I am not convinced
> checking won't always do more harm than good for those.

He elaborated on this at:

Boiling down to: when memory is that low exiting with a proper error
messages and doing cleanup probably won't work anyway and the OOM killer
will have swept in before the situation exists.  Which makes sense,
IMHO, but I am no expert.

I've created an issue for the unchecked writes:


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