Memset fails on Solaris


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Homework and Emergencies Emergency UNIX and Linux Support Memset fails on Solaris
# 1  
Old 10-17-2014
Memset fails on Solaris

Hi,

memset call is failing on solaris for me. I wrote below code and that also fails. Any hints?

Code:
 void *memset(void *dst, int c, size_t n)
 {
     if (n) {
         char *d = dst;

         do {
             *d++ = c;
         } while (--n);
     }
     return dst;
 }

# 2  
Old 10-23-2014
Might go haywire if called with n loaded from negative integer ( -1 = 0xFFFFFFFF )?
Code:
void *memset( void *dst, int c, size_t n ){
 
    char *d = dst;
 
    while ( n ) {
         --n ;
         *d  =  c  ;
         d++ ;
     }
 
     return dst;
 }

# 3  
Old 10-25-2014
"Fails" is hardly specific enough for anyone to address what's wrong.

How does it fail?
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Previous Thread | Next Thread

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

awk works on Linux but fails on Solaris

On linux i have the below command working fine. awk '/<app-deploy>/{A=1;++i} /<\/app-deploy>/{print >> "found"i".tmp";A=0} A{;print >> "found"i".tmp"}' deploy.xml But the same is failing on Solaris Output: awk: syntax error near line 1 awk: bailing out near line 1 uname -a SunOS mymac 5.10... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: mohtashims
5 Replies

2. Solaris

Solaris: clnt_create fails on solaris x86

Hi, I am facing an issue with Solaris x86 machine Machine Details: uname -a SunOS sol10-64 5.10 Generic_137138-09 i86pc i386 i86pc .............................. Description: I am trying to register a programm with proramm ID 300760 with version number 1, and tryint to create a... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: DivakarAdari
0 Replies

3. Programming

C bzero() to memset() issue

Hi guys, my tool works fine in gentoo, ubuntu now im trying to port it to windows but bzero/bcopy I read aren't working on windows and for better portability I should of use memset() so im trying to translate bzero(buffer,256);in printf("MAIL TO"); strcpy(buffer, rcp); ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Jess83
4 Replies

4. Solaris

Solaris 10 install fails on sparc

I'm trying to do an upgrade/install from Solaris 8 to Solaris 10 on a SUN Sparc system. I halt the system, as documented, but when I attempt to boot off the distribution DVD; i.e. halt : : OK> boot cdrom The system indicates that the device is 'unrecognizable' These are SUN... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: imagtek
5 Replies

5. Solaris

ldap client fails to start under solaris 10

I have an issue here with ldap client. It stoped and won't start. What I have got: sadm $ tail /var/adm/messages Apr 16 09:17:24 hostname inetd: libsldap: Status: 2 Mesg: Unable to load configuration '/var/ldap/ldap_client_file' (''). Apr 16 09:17:24 hostname inetd: libsldap: Status: 2 ... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: aixlover
3 Replies

6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

memset vs calloc

Dear Friends, Can any one tell me the difference between memset and calloc function in C. Regards, Selvi (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: salvi
7 Replies

7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

questions in memset

HI all , please find the piece of code below char *t; char *f; char buf; memset(buf,0,50); after that i am assigning memory for (i=0; i<100; i++) { t = buf+(i*6); f = "ARUN"; } my question .. 1) i have run this it is... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: arunkumar_mca
7 Replies

8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

pkgadd fails when installing Solaris 8 patches

Hi, guys ! I usually run this task without even thinking on outcome, because it never failed. But this time when I tried installation of patches for Solaris 8 OS on my old machine, I received this message: "pkgadd: ERROR: no packages were found in </var/spool/pkg>" I compared the contents... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Deicide5997
5 Replies

9. Programming

about memset fuction

Dear all, In my code,i am planning to use memset function to re-initialise an array before populating it everytime. Will using memset function be an overload to the program? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ranj@chn
3 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

Solaris 2.6 exec login fails

Ladies and Gentlemen; I need your help in determining what has happened to one of my companies systems. Here is the scenario: System Ultra 5 with Solaris 2.6 and the latest patch cluster installed. Third party security person "hardened" the system yesterday.... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rambo15
2 Replies
Login or Register to Ask a Question

Featured Tech Videos