Re: strdup or str_dup?

From: Chris Jacobson (
Date: 03/09/99

On 3/10/99 3:13 AM, Acido ( stated:

>Uhm so i get the idea it's a pretty bad thing if it dosn't crash in most
>So how do i make sure that it DO crash and dump core acordingly??
>After reading this thread i was about to make a NULL check but i'm having
>second throughts about this after reading this post (we all know dak is
>always right all the time hehe :)

You could do both - dump a core, log a message, and stay up:

if (!str) {
     log("Null string passed to str_dup.");
     if (!fork())

or could use abort(); instead of raise().

- Chris Jacobson

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