[ECOS] recvfrom patch

Jonathan Larmour jlarmour@redhat.com
Thu Jan 3 18:03:00 GMT 2002

Wade Jensen wrote:
> Hello,
> The recv function calls recvfrom with NULL parameters.  recvfrom then
> dereferences a NULL pointer.  This patch is a simple fix for this.  I have
> tested it a LOT, and it does not seem to have any bad effects.

Thanks for the patch!

+    msg.msg_namelen = fromlen ? *fromlen : (socklen_t)fromlen;

why use (socklen_t)fromlen, i.e. the address of some variable? I've checked
in just:

        msg.msg_namelen = fromlen ? *fromlen : 0;

instead if that's alright.

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