Re: String not printing data on next line despite \n in the string

James Kanze <>
Mon, 28 Dec 2009 12:03:58 -0800 (PST)
On Dec 26, 9:35 pm, Branimir Maksimovic <> wrote:

Paavo Helde wrote:

(not wanting to make debate here, but there are reasons to
choose one or another in different contexts, many not
particularly relevant to the language as seen/written by
humans, and many not related to the "majority" of

I cannot see any reason to knowingly leave a potential UB
bug in the program. God knows there are many of them already
left unknowingly, no reason to add one!

Hm, microsoft had practice to allow write in deallocated
memory in order for some important applications to work on

In the earliest versions of C (pre-standard), the rule was that
the pointer to realloc had to be the last pointer that was
freed. In those days, it was considered acceptable to use freed
memory up until the next call to malloc.

In those days, of course, there was no multithreading, and
programs weren't connected to the internet.

I don;t see how this is problem.

Using a dangling pointer is a serious security hole.

James Kanze

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