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Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2015 17:37:55 +0300
From: Alexander Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: How serious is undefined behavior?

On 2015-07-06 19:17, Hanno Böck wrote:
> Would people think it's a wise idea to put a lot of effort into testing
> applications with ubsan enabled and reporting all the bugs that pop up?

I think the situation is the same as with other bugs -- it depends on 
the project. I would report them if the application in question is in a 
good shape. Otherwise I would start with crashes.

My experience in fuzzing binutils[1] and elfutils[2] with ubsan was 
quite positive. It was easy to integrate it into my workflow and all 
reported issues were promptly fixed by the maintainers.

[1] reports with ubsan start at

[2] reports with ubsan start at

Alexander Cherepanov

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