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Magic numbers

Magic numbers

Posted Apr 30, 2012 21:19 UTC (Mon) by felixfix (subscriber, #242)
In reply to: Magic numbers by man_ls
Parent article: Fixing the unfixable autofs ABI

Might be just general paranoia, to catch changes it doesn't know about. It won't catch all since there's no check for the layout of the data, but if someone adds or removes a member, or changes the size of some, it has a chance of noticing.

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