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When I was trying to compile the source from svn on my FreeBSD box, I noticed one of port-local patches wasn't incorporated into the svn tree The following patch is for the stock 1.3 release, but it should be applied to the svn source, too.
--- src/fonts.c.orig Sun Nov 3 22:00:36 2002 +++ src/fonts.c Wed Feb 8 04:22:13 2006 @@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ if (end == 0) end = p + strlen (p); len = end - (p + 1); - buf = malloc (len); + buf = malloc (len + 1); memcpy (buf, p + 1, len); buf[len] = 0; return buf;
Community's reasons for inclusion or rejection Edit
vote: yes. Thanks, better to use one byte more, than to have a buffer overflow. Applied. But before making 1.3.2 I'll check with valgrind nevertheless, because from reading the code in this place I'm not 100% sure that it's needed. If valgrind will say that it's not needed I'll revert it. Janek Kozicki 16:24, 29 July 2007 (UTC)