On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 09:26:03AM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm??rgrav wrote:
> - The core dump ache refers to can occur with a na??ve implementation
> that uses a lookup table and checks for EOF, but not for other
> negative values.
Thanx for detailed explanation. Just to note: even such naive
implemetations still live inside POSIX, since POSIX says that behaviour
outside of "unsigned char" range + exact EOF value is undefined.