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Re: Buffer overflow in cp and mv commands

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: Buffer overflow in cp and mv commands
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 20:55:01 +0200

Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
> Philip Rowlands <address@hidden> writes:
>> +use ppc && has_pie && filter-flags -fno-strict-aliasing
> That bug report is pretty vague.  It's not clear to me that this is
> due to a buffer overflow problem.  It could just be a compiler bug,
> for example.  Or it could be something else.  I don't offhand see why
> adding -fno-strict-aliasing would fix a buffer overflow problem.

I got the impression it was a compiler bug affecting both
coreutils and sed on ppc.

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