[FFmpeg-cvslog] r19901 - trunk/tests/vsynth.regression.ref

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Fri Sep 18 00:04:48 CEST 2009

On 09/17/2009 02:44 PM, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 02:30:15PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>> On 09/17/2009 01:59 PM, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
>>> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 01:06:23PM -0700, Baptiste Coudurier wrote:
>>>> Huh, they are reliable, they just don't memset 0 aeras that are
>>>> useless (reserved), and in the real world this cause absolutely no
>>>> problems.
>>> In other words they are leaking random date, which e.g. in case of encoding
>> >from a password-protected http server might include passwords or all kinds
>>> of other sensitive data in case of more complex applications than FFmpeg.

You forget credit card number also.

>>>> They just don't produce bitexact output if memory is not initialized.
>>>> That's the burden of many fixed frame size codecs.
>>> Well, IMHO this is the burden of crappy code.
>> I recognize you well here.
> I guess we both know our opinions strongly diverge here.
> I find code that behaves like this on purpose simple inexcusable even it
> didn't mess with regression tests.

I wasn't talking about code.

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