[Rd] strange apparently data-dependent crash with large data (PR#6955)

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Tue Jun 8 17:18:25 CEST 2004

On Tue, 08 Jun 2004 09:11:15 -0600, Tony Plate
<tplate at blackmesacapital.com> wrote :

>Is code that assumes every memory allocation is guaranteed to succeed 
>considered OK, or is it something to fix when found?

It's usually something that needs to be fixed.  There are probably
cases where the assumption is valid, but usually it's not.

Duncan Murdoch

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