[TUHS] Clueless programmers
dave at horsfall.org
Thu Feb 15 09:50:43 AEST 2018
On Thu, 15 Feb 2018, George Michaelson wrote:
> I (and I am self-confessed as the worlds least competent programmer)
> frequently found the delay between where corruption in malloc is applied
> and where its detected sufficiently confusing that I would have been
> tempted to follow this well trodden "remove the free()" path.
MALLOC_CONF and Electric Fence are your friends; I never released any of
my dynamic code without first running it past those (and some of my linked
lists were hideous).
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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