Suspicous code in kdelibs-3.5.2

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Wed Apr 5 18:57:25 BST 2006

On Wednesday 05 April 2006 11:44, R.F. Pels wrote:
> On Wednesday 5 April 2006 19.08, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> >> i+n easily reaches the array bound 16. For example if n == 15 and i ==
> >> 14, then bm[29][0] is accessed. This is way behind the array bound.
> >
> > false positive. it's a 16x16 array and the code is taking advantage of
> > the fact that it's contiguous memory... so bm[29] is actually the 15th
> > element in the second "row"... fun.
> The C++ standard does not say anything about arrays of arrays being in
> contiguous memory, so this is not a false positive.

what platforms/compilers do we support where this isn't the case?

Aaron J. Seigo
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