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Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2013 22:01:18 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Static analyzers results on musl

On Sat, Oct 05, 2013 at 01:39:46AM +0400, Alexander Monakov wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Oct 2013, Rich Felker wrote:
> > But there's no reason to expect that it could return NULL unless this
> > is documented as a possibility. Does the tool you're using assume that
> > any function which returns a pointer might return NULL?
> In src/locale/langinfo.c, __nl_langinfo_l _explicitely_ returns NULL in 5
> distinct locations, as of this time.  Am I misunderstanding something?

Indeed, I hadn't read the code lately. But those are all places where
the behavior is undefined due to invalid input. They should probably
be removed.


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