[Python-Dev] test_builtin failing? or just 64-bit platforms

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sat, 01 Dec 2001 10:46:20 -0500

> The increase in buf size from 20 to 64 fixes the problem, as Tim
> expected. Note that Tru64 (at least V4, unsure about V5) has no native
> snprintf implementation.

Oops, you're right.  It seems that mysnprintf.c doesn't copy any bytes
to the buffer when there's an overflow.

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