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RE: Signed int overflow behaviour in the security context


On 24 January 2007 12:51, Richard Kenner wrote:

>> Your conclusion may well be correct.  The question for this group is:
>> what's the best that GCC can do to serve the community/society?
> 
> Do all it can to discourage people from writing safety- or
> security-critical code in a language they don't understand?  ;-)


  You mean we should invoke the as-if rule in conjunction with the nasal
demons tradition and /actually/ erase the user's hard-drive at compile time if
they write a signed overflow....?   ;)


    cheers,
      DaveK
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