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Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:30:27 +0300
From: Alexander Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: Possible infinite loop in qsort()

On 2016-01-09 11:21, Markus Wichmann wrote:
> Except there's x32: 4GB of address space and no kernel infringes on it
> (x32 is basically x86_64, but we keep the userspace pointers down to 32
> bits, so the kernel is way beyond what we're looking at).

Another case: 32-bit binary on 64-bit OS. Compile with `gcc -m32` and 
easily malloc more that 3GB. With glibc, that is.

Alexander Cherepanov

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