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Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:27:31 -0600
From: Jeff Law <>
To: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: glibc crypt(3), crypt_r(3), PHP crypt() may use

On 03/30/2012 12:17 PM, Solar Designer wrote:
> Wow.  I thought we'd need to notify glibc developers more specifically
> for this to happen, which I did not do yet for lack of decision on what
> to do with the return value.
I think the right way to handle the return value is to return NULL for 
these cases.  It's posix complaint and the glibc crypt routines already 
return NULL for exceptional conditions.


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