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bug#9874: Fixes for several integer overflow and width issues


From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#9874: Fixes for several integer overflow and width issues
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 08:14:51 -0700
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On 10/27/11 01:28, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> if you want to get a very big one you have to have
> odles of open files already

Yes, that's the scenario.  The invoker of Emacs could
open oodles of file descriptors, causing Emacs to
obtain a high file-descriptor number whenever
it opens a file, creates a pipe, etc.

Admittedly unlikely, but easy to defend against.





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