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Re: baseN: new program suggestion (various 'base' encoding)

From: Assaf Gordon
Subject: Re: baseN: new program suggestion (various 'base' encoding)
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2019 17:21:13 -0700
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On 2019-01-04 10:38 a.m., Pádraig Brady wrote:

I wonder should we avoid VLAs in coreutils altogether?
I.E. add -Werror=vla. The kernel has done this for security reaons.

Attached is a suggested patch to allocate buffers on the heap
(even if they were not VLAs).

Comments welcomed,
 - assaf

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