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Subject: Re: Re: Memset corrupts memory?
From: Paul Suade (
Date: 2002-07-17

Yeah it is not a real OS with an expandable stack at demand :). We get very
bad habit when programming in Windows or Linux ;)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 12:45 PM
Subject: Re: Re: Memset corrupts memory?

> Alex Gitelman wrote:
> > Apparently problem is not memset but in allocation of local array.
> > If you replace out_buf[10000] with out_buf = malloc(10000) -> problem
> > seems to be gone.
> That's because when you don't use malloc, the memory come out of the
stack. And the main thread only has 8K of stack.
> --
> Björn

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