Re: file_to_string_alloc crashesh when reading large files

From: George (
Date: 01/21/99

On Thu, 21 Jan 1999, Anil Mahajan wrote:

>   Yes,  file_to_string_alloc uses an array to store the data from the
>file before it allocates it to a string.  If the file is large than
>the string, the MUD will most likely crash.
>   The easiest way to fix this is just to make the array larger.  I doubt
>it's the _best_ solution, but it will fix it (until you're file gets bigger
>than this new array).

But it should bail before overflowing the array, unless somehow the
detection doesn't work anymore.  Last time I had a big file it worked.

George Greer

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