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Re: [PATCH] Fix buffer overrun in regexp matcher
Carlos O'Donell <email@example.com> writes:
> Thus MIN() never yields anything near double the length.
That is not true, otherwise the bug would not have happend. bufs_len
starts out pretty small (MB_CUR_MAX).
> ret = re_string_realloc_buffers (pstr, min_len);
> Why wouldn't that just work?
It would work, but also causes a lot more reallocs since many uses go by
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