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authorSascha Schumann <sas@php.net>2002-07-03 18:36:50 (GMT)
committerSascha Schumann <sas@php.net>2002-07-03 18:36:50 (GMT)
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Please note that you need to use 'int' as a length type when
fetching strings.
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@@ -105,7 +105,14 @@ if (zend_parse_parameters(3 TSRMLS_CC, "zbr!",
/* Get either a set of 3 longs or a string. */
long l1, l2, l3;
char *s;
-long length;
+/*
+ * The function expects a pointer to a integer in this case, not a long
+ * or any other type. If you specify a type which is larger
+ * than a 'int', the upper bits might not be initialized
+ * properly, leading to random crashes on platforms like
+ * Tru64 or Linux/Alpha.
+ */
+int length;
if (zend_parse_parameters_ex(ZEND_PARSE_PARAMS_QUIET, ZEND_NUM_ARGS() TSRMLS_CC,
"lll", &l1, &l2, &l3) == SUCCESS) {