Subject: Re: [boost] [1.48 lexical_cast] Illegal Derefence
From: Antony Polukhin (antoshkka_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-02 14:00:38
2011/11/2 Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]>:
> Eh, why would you delay the fix?
> It seems like a serious issue.
This patch fixes the bug in more portable way:
@@ -1147,7 +1147,7 @@
bool const result = !(stream << input).fail();
start = stringbuffer.pbase();
finish = stringbuffer.pptr();
- return result;
+ return result && (start != finish);
template <class T>
All lexical_cast tests successfully passed with this patch on
clang-linux-2.9, gcc-4.4, gcc-4.5 and gcc-4.6.
This patch replaces Segmentation Fault with bad_lexical_cast exception
(tested on code provided by Olaf van der Spek).
OK to merge to release branch?
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