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    Phoronix: The GNU Toolchain Has Made Much Progress So Far In 2017

    Red Hat's Nick Clifton has written a lengthy update concerning the state of the GNU Toolchain as we near the end of the first quarter, 2017...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...lchain-2017-Q1

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    I might have missed something... They refuse to implement the standardized function memset_s but do implement non-standard explicit_bzero ??

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    • #3
      Originally posted by wagaf View Post
      I might have missed something... They refuse to implement the standardized function memset_s but do implement non-standard explicit_bzero ??
      difference is that no one really uses memset_s (it's optional part of C11 standard) while explicit_bzero is a real thing used in BSD. And being compatible with BSD is good thing

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      • #4
        Originally posted by arakan94 View Post

        difference is that no one really uses memset_s (it's optional part of C11 standard) while explicit_bzero is a real thing used in BSD. And being compatible with BSD is good thing
        i'd say it's less good than being compatible with all parts of c11

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        • #5
          Originally posted by pal666 View Post
          i'd say it's less good than being compatible with all parts of c11
          Yeah - I'd do both memset_s and explicit_bzero.. And the original mistake was making parts of C11 optional - you can never really use any of it if you want to write multi-platform code.

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