[Box Backup] ./runtest.pl common debug fails
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Wed Nov 16 16:12:17 GMT 2005
Jamie Webb <j at jmawebb.cjb.net> wrote:
> Linux realloc expands blocks in-place if it can. It's easy to pretty
> much guarantee that it can't:
That's a technique which may well work consistently on that platform.
But fundamentally you can never be certain of preventing realloc from
reusing the same address on all possible platforms and given that the
standard explicitly allows it to, the only correct action is to remove
the incorrect test.
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