FPU Bounds [Was: Re: openssh4.0 upgrade]

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Wed Mar 23 08:11:54 PST 2005

On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 01:52:24AM -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     In anycase, it looks like GCC just breaks when you use the internal
>     va_arg with a 'char' type.  It is supposed to promote the argument
>     to an int and then cast it to a char.  Instead it generates, well, 
>     what you see.

Actually this is a bug in the code using va_arg. There is even a warning
flag for GCC to catch implicit int promotions for variadic functions,
because the variadic function has to use int.

FreeBSD correct that 4.5 years ago :)


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