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Re: [Bug-gnulib] revised xvasprintf module

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] revised xvasprintf module
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 14:33:31 +0200
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Oskar Liljeblad wrote:
> But how should it be handled - with some xalloc-die
> equivalent? Or by truncating the result?

I would say, with a fatal error message, like xalloc-die.

Truncating a string is almost always the wrong thing to do. Especially
in the presence of multibyte characters, where you have to be careful not
to truncate in the middle of a character.


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