Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 22:22:18 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: inet_pton problem On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 10:57:00PM +0200, Paul Schutte wrote: > Hi, > > I came across this and believe it is a bug. > > I have found that when you set str to an IPv4 addr of the from > "xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx' while the address family is AF_INET6, then instead of > returning a 0 to indicate an invalid IPv6 string, it is converted to > gibberish. >From what I can tell, it's not converted to gibberish; instead, it's wrongly returning an error (-1) instead of a result indicating an invalid input string (0). One could argue that it's a programming error not to check this, but inet_pton should not have any reason to return -1 if the first argument (af) is valid, so one could also argue that such checks would be extraneous bloat. > inet_pton(AF_INET6, "192.168.1.1', &sa) should return 0 if I understand the > specification correctly. Agreed. Rich
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