Reply to post: Re: bloody c language

How to remote hijack computers using Intel's insecure chips: Just use an empty login string

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Re: bloody c language

Just, in C you don't know the length of a string until you scan it for the terminator. So, for the sake of optimization you don't check the lengths, you just scan. And because you don't know which is longer, you may need to pass an upper limit. That's only because C still refuses to admit strings aren't just arrays. The Creators couldn't be wrong... and you shall put the every burden on the programmer, the compiler is your Master, it can be bothered to manage things for you....

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