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Re: Re: problem with strncpy

Hi David,

do you know whether sprintf of snprintf are safe to use.

 - markus

David Mosberger <davidm> schrieb am 20.03.2003 19:31:

> >>>>> On Thu, 20 Mar 2003 14:09:04 +0100 (CET), Markus Bernhardt <Markus> said:
>   Markus> Problem: This function is called many times in our
>   Markus> software. After processing some gigabytes of data the
>   Markus> strncpy fails reproducable exactly one time. All following
>   Markus> calls are working.  Whats wrong?  It looks to me strncpy
>   Markus> starts 8 bytes after the source adress to copy data.
> Make sure you have the latest version of the ia64 strncpy() routine.
> There was a page-boundary crossing bug until recently.  The glibc CVS
> has this fixed.  Not sure about Debian glibc.
> 	--david

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