On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 08:33:43 -0700 Joshua Oreman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > You also still don't add: > > > > > > buf[sizeof(buf) - 1] = '\0'; > > > > > > after all strncat(3)s. > > > > Hmmm... yes, I see the problem... > > >From strncat(3): > char* strncat (char * restrict s, const char * restrict append, size_t count); > [ ... ] > The strncat function appends not more than count characters from > append, and then adds a terminating `\0'. > (emphasis added) ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > > So here there really isn't a problem. Are you sure? Lets see (pseudocode): target="abcde"; source="123456"; strncat(target, source, 5); What's the result (just by looking at the man-page): - abcde12345 - abcde12345\0 - abcde1234\0 Now, write a program which verifies your assumption. Bye, Alexander. -- The best things in life are free, but the expensive ones are still worth a look. http://www.Leidinger.net Alexander @ Leidinger.net GPG fingerprint = C518 BC70 E67F 143F BE91 3365 79E2 9C60 B006 3FE7 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"