Malloc failures check

Dr Paul Dale paul.dale at
Thu Nov 21 05:47:32 UTC 2019

Adding a compile time check would be good.  I’m not sure how.
It would be possible to implement a malloc failure feature in the test suite that systematically runs a test many times, failing successive malloc calls.

I’m kind of surprised that the various static analysers hadn't found some of these.

Dr Paul Dale | Distinguished Architect | Cryptographic Foundations 
Phone +61 7 3031 7217
Oracle Australia

> On 21 Nov 2019, at 1:26 pm, Dmitry Belyavsky <beldmit at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Observing a series of similar bugs related to a lack of checks of the malloc return values, I wonder if we could automate the search of these errors on the compile level (e.g. similar to the __owur macro)?
> -- 
> SY, Dmitry Belyavsky

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