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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] gdbstub: Fix buffer overflows in

From: P J P
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] gdbstub: Fix buffer overflows in gdb_handle_packet()
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2015 14:54:08 +0530 (IST)

+-- On Wed, 14 Oct 2015, Kevin Wolf wrote --+
| >  Ie host gdb(1) user would need to 
| > supply len/2 value to read/write 'len' bytes.
| That's just how the gdb protocol works. Binary data is transferred as a
| string of hex digits, with every byte being represented by two digits.
| The requested length is in bytes of binary data, so the length of the
| actually transferred data on the wire is indeed double that length.

  I see, got it.

Thank you.
 - P J P
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