Re: Is this the ultimate stack-smash fix?

Alan Cox (
Sat, 17 Feb 2001 20:32:47 +0000 (GMT)

> need fat pointers, which would make sizeof (long) /= sizeof (void *),
> which would break quite some software, I think.

There are plenty of architectures where sizeof long != sizeof (void *). If your
code makes bad assumptions and a bounds checking cc breaks it then its progress.

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