openssh-2.3.0p1 bug: vsprintf("%h") is broken

Dan Astoorian djast at
Thu Nov 9 10:31:54 EST 2000

On Wed, 08 Nov 2000 14:00:44 EST, I wrote:
> I discovered this in openssh-2.3.0p1; it may affect earlier versions as
> well.
> Platforms: Solaris 2.5.1 and 8, probably others.

Apologies for leaving out a critical detail: the compiler was gcc 2.7.2.

The problem does not appear when Sun's Workshop compiler (5.0,
/opt/SUNWspro/bin/cc) is used to compile bsd-snprintf.c.

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