Patch: MAXPATHLEN usage - PR21821

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Thu Jun 2 17:50:00 GMT 2005


Tom Tromey writes:
 > Andrew> That's true.  However, it would be possible to solve this problem
 > Andrew> entirely by zeroing stack-allocated buffers.  From what I've seen of
 > Andrew> the overhead of conservatively scanning the stacks, this would
 > Andrew> probably be worthwhile.
 > 
 > BTW there was a recent thread about this on the main gcc list.

Yeah, there was.  I don't think there was any particular conclusion,
though.  It's be intereting to see if it might be possible to get rid
of stack alignment holes, and if this was any better.

Andrew.



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