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Re: [opensuse] Now what? Glibc bug, vulnerability
On 02/17/2016 12:22 PM, Christopher Myers wrote:
Pardon my ignorance on this, but is there any way to harden the language
itself so that it's less prone to issues like this?

Yes, but ...

I've noted that for the most part C programmers aren't concerned with
anything that might slow things down.

Another example might be checking return codes from calls, particularly
system calls.

A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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