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Re: [PATCH] Use size_t for variable list size and length


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Use size_t for variable list size and length
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 20:47:48 -0500
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On 11/29/12 5:07 AM, Roman Rakus wrote:
> see 
> https://www.securecoding.cert.org/confluence/display/seccode/INT32-C.+Ensure+that+operations+on+signed+integers+do+not+result+in+overflow

I've actually read this.

I'm skeptical that this change has any practical effect at all.  I'd like
to see a case where the use of ints in this struct causes overflow, even
on a 32-bit machine.

Chet
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