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Re: MIT discovered issue with gcc

Deja gnu?

On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 10:34 AM, Andrew McGlashan
<andrew.mcglashan@affinityvision.com.au> wrote:
> Hi,
> The following link shows the issue in a nutshell:
> http://www.securitycurrent.com/en/research/ac_research/mot-researchers-uncover-security-flaws-in-c
> [it refers to the PDF that I mentioned]
> --
> Kind Regards
> AndrewM

I seem to remember discussing the strange optimizations that optimized
away range checks because the code that was being firewalled "had to
be correct".

Ten years ago, it was engineers that understood pointers but didn't
understand logic. This time around, maybe it's a new generation of
sophomoric programmers, or maybe we have moles in our ranks.

The sky is not falling, but it sounds like I don't want to waste my
time with Clang yet. And I probably need to go make myself persona
non-grata again in some C language forums

Joel Rees

Be careful where you see conspiracy.
Look first in your own heart.

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