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Re: [PATCH v9 6/8] convert: check for detectable errors in UTF encodings




> On 05 Mar 2018, at 22:50, Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> lars.schneider@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> 
>> +static int validate_encoding(const char *path, const char *enc,
>> +		      const char *data, size_t len, int die_on_error)
>> +{
>> +	if (!memcmp("UTF-", enc, 4)) {
> 
> Does the caller already know that enc is sufficiently long that
> using memcmp is safe?

No :-(

Would you be willing to squash that in?

    if (strlen(enc) > 4 && !memcmp("UTF-", enc, 4)) {

I deliberately used "> 4" as plain "UTF-" is not even valid.


Thanks for spotting this,
Lars