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Re: svn commit: r1735826 - in /subversion/trunk: ./ subversion/libsvn_subr/prompt.c

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2016 04:38:00 -0500

On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 12:36 AM, Daniel <danielsh_at_apache.org> wrote:

> ...
> However, if we make this change, API callers that depend on the
> implemented (unpromised) behaviour — that is, API callers that assume
> the output parameter will be initialized even on error returns — will
> then decide whether to save the plaintext password to disk according to
> the value of uninitialized memory.

no no no ... we've always said that OUT parameters are not dependable when
an error occurs. I see no reason to change here. Especially no reason to
claim an API change/errata.


Received on 2016-04-01 11:38:04 CEST

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