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Re: [HACKERS] Buffer overuns with the Electric fence debugging library

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Maurice Gittens <mgittens(at)gits(dot)nl>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Buffer overuns with the Electric fence debugging library
Date: 1998-03-19 04:12:08
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.3.96.980319001048.2259D-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 18 Mar 1998, Maurice Gittens wrote:

> Do you guys feel comfortable with a database which has reproducible
> buffer overuns?

	Nope, but only a very few ppl appear to have the software to
detect them, and with the size of the code base for this, we sort of rely
on those with those tools to help out...

	Efforts you can provide in this area would be much appreciated,
even if only insofar as providing points to sections of code that should
be checked...

Marc G. Fournier                                
Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 


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