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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v1] configure: require glib-2.24

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v1] configure: require glib-2.24
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:42:12 +0200
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On 26/04/2018 14:39, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 26/04/2018 14:11, Olaf Hering wrote:
>> Am Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:10:02 +0100
>> schrieb Daniel P. Berrangé <address@hidden>:
>>> Presumably the min-glib docker job didn't enable the vfio feature, which
>>> is what contained the bad code.
>> It is Linux=y, every following commit would have failed too.
>> I suggest to revisit that testcase.
> That's because Red Hat backported g_realloc_n into RHEL6 :) probably
> because it's used for security reasons and they expected users to appear
> in the next 10-ish years.
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=573966

Almost.  It's because the g_*alloc_n was introduced in order to fix
overflows in g_*new.  When Red Hat fixed the overflows, that implicitly
added those functions.


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