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Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2016 14:38:05 +0300 (MSK)
From: Alexander Monakov <>
Subject: Re: Possible infinite loop in qsort()

On Sat, 9 Jan 2016, Rich Felker wrote:
> Note also that if you do want to use this code on an implementation
> without such a guarantee, only the case where the member size is 1 can
> possibly have >SIZE_MAX/2 members.

I don't think so: the problematic loop in musl computes Leonardo numbers
premultiplied by member size, to be used as byte offsets in the array to be
sorted.  So individual member size doesn't matter, only the overall array


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