Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:58:08 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: cups debugging, continued...ugly patch On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 08:21:10AM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote: > On 30/06/14 07:34, Isaac Dunham wrote: > > Thanks to Rich's comment, I've found a solution that works here. > > The patch doesn't exactly look nice, though. > > Shouldn't bind check that the size is at least the one needed and by > happy even if the size is larger than expected? No, that's not how it works. POSIX permits but does not require the error in this case: The bind() function may fail if: [EINVAL] The address_len argument is not a valid length for the address family. I think the idea is that, if you pass the wrong length, there's likely something seriously wrong going on. Which can easily happen with all the bogus pseudo-polymorphism of struct sockaddr... Rich
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