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Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 11:35:28 +0200
From: Bruno Haible <>
To: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: musl, printf out-of-memory test

Rich Felker wrote:
> The problem was an obscure pointer-arithmetic overflow ...
> where the stack pointer is near the 4GB boundary.

This explains also why it occurred only with a certain probability
outside gdb, but with 100% probability from within gdb: Apparently gdb
runs the program without address space layout randomization.

> Anyway, it's fixed now.

I confirm that;a=commitdiff;h=914949d321448bd2189bdcbce794dbae2c8ed16e
fixes the bug.


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