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Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 14:10:49 -0600
From: "jfoug" <>
To: <>
Subject: RE: .bss size in -jumbo

>From: magnum []
>Nine of the worst offenders are fixed in patch 0019. I did the ones I
>was guilty of :)

I added code for crc32, mscash1, XSHA512.  Those were the other 3 formats on
Solars 'bad-list' for .bss size on OMP builds.

I did not add any 'memset' after allocations on the changes magnum has made.
Like I said, it 'may' not be an issue anywhere.  However, the md5 std format
caused one of my builds to core, due to not memsetting the buffer to start
with, and then a strlen() call was returning a HUGE string.  Skipping memset
on these formats 'may be' safe, but who knows.


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