Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2013 18:43:10 +0100 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: krb5-23 or wow bug (or what?) On 27 Jan, 2013, at 17:39 , Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 05:03:29PM +0100, magnum wrote: >> Ah, yes. I never got around the alloca problem so I use gcc-4.7 from homebrew. > > I think we shouldn't be using alloca(). Luckily, there are very few > uses - we should simply get rid of them. For portability reasons, or some other reason as well? There are also some uses of variable-size arrays, which boils down to the same thing. These are harder to just grep out but I can easily list them trying to do OMP with Apple's gcc :) How do we get rid of them? Using stack arrays of maximum size that will ever be needed? magnum
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