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Re: Calling strcmp/strncmp/strcasecmp/strncasecmp with NULLparameter

Petter Reinholdtsen <> writes:
> [Steven Keuchel]

>> Well changing the code isn't so easy because i came accross this when
>> debugging a third party library. The manpages do not say anything that
>> calling these functions with illegal arguments will result in undefined
>> behaviour. Maybe you can add it.

> The glibc project is not maintaining the manual pages.  They are
> maintained somewhere else (not sure where).

Title:          Section 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 man pages for Linux
Version:        1.67
Entered-date:   2004-05-20
Description:    Linux and POSIX manual pages
Keywords:       man pages
Author:         several
Maintained-by:  Andries E. Brouwer (
                2268k man-pages-1.67.tar.gz
Copying-policy: several; for the POSIX pages, see the file POSIX-COPYRIGHT;
		the other pages are all freely distributable provided
		nroff source is provided

You should contact Andries Brouwer about fixes to the man pages.  They're
a completely different project from libc.

Russ Allbery (             <>

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