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Re: [PATCH v3] malloc: make malloc fail with requests larger than PTRDIFF_MAX (BZ#23741)
On Thu, 18 Apr 2019, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
> What about the updates commit message and ChangeLog:
> malloc: make malloc fail with requests larger than PTRDIFF_MAX (BZ#23741)
> As discussed previously on libc-alpha , this patch follows up the idea
> and add both the __attribute_alloc_size__ on malloc functions (malloc,
> calloc, realloc, reallocarray, valloc, pvalloc, memaling, and
> posix_memalign) and limit maximum requested allocation size to up
> PTRDIFF_MAX (taking into consideration internal padding and alignment).
I think it's confusing to first say here that the attribute is being added
to posix_memalign, and then say later that it's not.
Joseph S. Myers