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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/38] perf tools: Use asprintf instead of malloc plus snprintf
Em Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 02:16:50PM -0800, Andi Kleen escreveu:
> On Wed, Dec 04, 2013 at 05:06:25PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> > From: Adrian Hunter <>
> >
> > The asprintf library function is equivalent to malloc plus snprintf so
> > use it because it is simpler.
> I used to be very fond of asprintf too, but apparently there are some
> really ancient glibc versions that implement it incorrectly.
> I had to remove it from mcelog at some point because of that.
> No need to yank it out, but just to let you know.

Can you point me to some specific glibc version where this happens? So
that we can write a feature test and if this problem is detected, then
we can provide a simple malloc + snprintf alternative that works as

- Arnaldo

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