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Re: critique of gnulib - string allocation

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: critique of gnulib - string allocation
Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 22:58:01 +0200
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Paul Eggert wrote:
> The GNU coding standards say to avoid arbitrary limits, and 
> on 64-bit platforms we should avoid arbitrary 32-bit limits on the lengths of 
> strings.

Well, then we need variants of the *printf functions that return an 'ssize_t'
instead of an 'int'.

Do you happen to know the opinion of the glibc people on this topic?


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