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Re: Buffer overflow prevention
From: weigelt () metux de
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 23:48:54 +0200

On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 11:19:03AM -0400, Sam Baskinger wrote:

It sounds like array bounds checking would offer an almost equivalent effect.  
This would not stop mis-casting a struct and referencing out of it or similar 
casting+address calcuation errors.  To prevent that you would need either a 
language that prevented the production of that sort of code or to solve the 
halting problem.

once you have such an language, you also can use an garbage collector
and so throw away an wide field of problems.

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