On Mon, Dec 21, 2015 at 03:47:56PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote: > 1. Using strlcpy to copy from sources that are not known null-terminated > is outright unsafe: someday, you'll fall off the end of memory and > SIGSEGV. > > 2. Even with a known null-terminated string, using strlcpy to chop small > pieces out of it is not bright, because each call will traverse all the > rest of the input. This means for example that extracting N words out > of a long string will spend O(N^2) time in strlcpy.
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