Karel Zak wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 10:04:01AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> > Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > > Karel Zak wrote:
> > >> The result of  strndup() is always zero terminated. It's  more safe and
> > >> strndup() is  binary safe because  it doesn't check something  in input
> > >> string. The pstrndup() is based on PostgreSQL memory managment.
> > 
> > > Can you find places to use this function our backend?  Seems that should
> > > be part of the patch.
> > 
> > A bit of googling showed that strndup does appear in the "Linux
> > standards base", but it is not to be found in the Single Unix Spec.
> > That makes it at most quasi-standard IMHO.
> 
>  man strndup
> 
> CONFORMING TO
>      SVID 3, BSD 4.3


Strange, I don't see it on FreeBSD or BSD/OS.  I wonder if it was
removed in BSD 4.4.

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