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Re: [PATCH] fixes for apr_vformatter and apr_snprintf

From: Jim Jagielski <jim_at_jaguNET.com>
Date: 2002-07-10 23:58:35 CEST

Nuutti Kotivuori wrote:
> * apr_snprintf behaved incorrectly when the output was truncated. It
> returned the length that was passed in, but that is including the
> null-terminator.

From the man page for snprintf():
  if the return value is greater than or
  equal to the size argument, the string was too short and some of the
  printed characters were discarded.

So if truncated, what is returned *must* be >= the length passed in.

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