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Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 08:19:58 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Getting a stack warning (VC build), and some other
 warnings / problems.

On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 9:05 PM, jfoug <jfoug@....net> wrote:
> Found.
> uchar iv[16]  but we put 20 bytes into it.  Opps :)

:-( should have found it myself.

>>DMG format built under linux-x86-64-clang-debug target runs fine. No
>>stack corruption.
>
> There is 'no' stack blow.  It is one var blowing the next. Ppl bitch about
> VC, but for many things it us MUCH better than I have seen on any unix or
> unix like compiler.  I also know it fails to find a lot of things gcc finds.
> But in this case, it was 100% correct, and the bug was easy to spot, once I
> stepped into it.

Visual Studio has best debugging facilities :-). I am surprised that
Clang did not find this problem.

-- 
Cheers,
Dhiru

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