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From: Christopher C Chimelis <>
To: Ian Lance Taylor <>
Subject: Re: A patch for elf.c
Date: Tue, 08 Dec 1998 11:34:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, 8 Dec 1998, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:

> This bug was reported on bug-gnu-utils.  I believe I have already
> fixed this problem with the appended patch.
> We've disagreed before on whether memory should be cleared when it is
> allocated, and I think we will continue to disagree.  This was a bug
> introduced with a change to the function a few months ago.  The fix is
> to avoid introducing bugs; clearing memory is just treating the
> symptom.

I'll try both in turn and see.  If Ian's patch is effective, then I'll
stick to it.  Thanks to both of you for this :-)


  reply	other threads:[~1998-12-08 11:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <>
1998-12-08  9:57 ` H.J. Lu
1998-12-08 10:28   ` Christopher C Chimelis
1998-12-08 11:26   ` Ian Lance Taylor
1998-12-08 11:34     ` Christopher C Chimelis [this message]
1998-12-09  7:42     ` H.J. Lu
1998-12-09  8:04       ` Roland McGrath
1998-12-09  9:35       ` Ian Lance Taylor
1998-12-09 10:03         ` Jeffrey A Law
1998-12-09 16:27         ` Stan Shebs

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