Re: [PATCH] Add error check to hex2bin().

From: Mimi Zohar
Date: Mon Jul 18 2011 - 17:44:56 EST

On Mon, 2011-07-18 at 22:44 +0300, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 10:20 PM, Mimi Zohar <zohar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> > We probably don't need to define a separate 'safe' function.
> >> There is an opponent on any approach. Although, small and fast error
> >> route could be good.
> > As nothing but trusted/encrypted keys is using hex2bin, it shouldn't be
> > a problem. :-)
> The key word "until now". But people will start to use anything which
> has public API, won't they?

Someone with more experience than me needs to responds.

> > I'll update trusted/encrypted keys to check the return
> > code.
> Actually another question shall we add __must_check to the prototype or not?

Probably a good idea.



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