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Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 03:16:16 +0300
From: Alexander Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Specification of a modular crypt format (2)

On 2015-10-04 03:24, Thomas Pornin wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 04, 2015 at 03:07:07AM +0300, Alexander Cherepanov wrote:
>> but if value > INT_MAX / 10 the result of multiplication is "not in
>> the range of representable values for its type". This is an
>> undefined behavior and the result of the whole program run is
>> undefined (nasal demons et al.).
> As an added information, consider that clang and gcc can be invoked
> with the "-ftrapv" command-line option; with that option, the generated
> code specifically checks for overflows on signed integers (for
> additions, subtractions and multiplications, says the gcc
> documentation). When an overflow occurs, a trap is triggered (on x86,
> this uses the 'ud2' pseudo-opcode).
> I don't think that flag is much used in deployed software, but it can be
> convenient for testing.

Yes, a nice option. Beware though that it doesn't work in 64-bit mode 
for gcc at least up to version 4.9:

Alexander Cherepanov

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