Call for testing: OpenSSH 6.7

Tom Christensen tgc at
Sat Aug 23 07:26:29 EST 2014

On 22/08/14 09:48, Damien Miller wrote:
> Does your libc vsnprintf() support checking the length of the formatted
> string this way? (AFAIK SUSv3 requires it).
No, this does not work on Solaris 9 and older.
Gnulib has a list of platforms with this bug here:

> We should check for it in configure anyway...
<snip patch>

checking whether vsnprintf returns correct values on overflow... no
configure: WARNING: ****** Your vsnprintf() function is broken, complain 
to your vendor

The testsuite now passes on Solaris 8 and 9.


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