Re: [CHECKER] 37 stack variables >= 1K in 2.4.17

From: Dawson Engler (engler@csl.Stanford.EDU)
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 01:36:58 EST

> On Sun, Jun 09, 2002 at 08:56:30PM -0700, Dawson Engler wrote:
> > Here are 37 errors where variables >= 1024 bytes are allocated on a function's
> > stack.
> Is it possible to get checker to determine the stack depth of a worst
> case call chain (excluding interrupts)? I've found that deep call chains
> are far more likely to cause stack overflows than short and bounded paths.

Yeah, it's not that hard. The main problem is determining if recursive
loops are feasible. I'd released bugs from it before, but no one fixed any
so hadn't rerun it since.
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