[TextEditor_mcc] Re: latest "improvements"

  • From: Ilkka Lehtoranta <ilkleht@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: texteditor_mcc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 22:32:57 +0300 (EEST)

On Tue, 18 Apr 2006, Jens Langner wrote:

> I have already planned to replace all non-bufferoverflow safe functions like
> strncpy, strncat, sprintf with buffer overflow safe variants. However, I
> haven't done yet as it doesn't seem to be a big issue for texteditor.mcc. In

Yeah. I searched through sources I had and there were only very few 
strncpy() calls in the texteditor (and not many on other projects either).

I just dont like slowness of strncpy() (copies NULL character up to n 
bytes).

> fact I can only spot about 7 references to strncpy() for exmaple which we
> would have to replace by strlcpy() (not stccpy!!)

I cant find strlcpy() from libc docs :P


  Ilkka

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