interesting fact about StrCaseCmp

jra at jra at
Tue Feb 18 04:25:10 GMT 2003

On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 03:23:40PM +1100, Martin Pool wrote:
> On 18 Feb 2003, jra at wrote:
> > What exactly do you want to do here ? I'm not clear what
> > you mean?
> The thing I noticed is that StrCaseCmp (and indeed many charcnv
> function) truncate strings to 1024 characters.  
> I got here following a Valgrind assertion which may or may not be
> related, but it certainly seems like a bug.
> What I was proposing in the first instance was to use talloced or
> malloced buffers rather than a fixed 1024 byte space.  There are
> already some charcnv routines that do this and in any case it is
> straightforward to do it for other cases using the standard
> measure-allocate-copy method.

You're not talking about allocating them for every call are you ?
We call these functions a lot.....


More information about the samba-technical mailing list