[Bug 2608] Signed overflow in openbsd-compat/strlcpy.c

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Darren Tucker <dtucker at zip.com.au> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Blocks|2594                        |

--- Comment #3 from Darren Tucker <dtucker at zip.com.au> ---
I applied then, after some discussion with some folks, reverted your

The rationale is that C11 says:
When two pointers are subtracted, both shall point to elements of the
same array object, or one past the last element of the array object;
result is the difference of the subscripts of the two array elements.

In these cases the objects are arrays of char so the result is defined,
and we believe that the compiler incorrectly trapping on defined

I also found https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=63303
("Pointer subtraction is broken when using -fsanitize=undefined") which
seems to support this position.

Referenced Bugs:

[Bug 2594] Tracking bug for OpenSSH 7.4 release
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