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malloc + 4??

http://www.yep-mm.com/res/soCrypt.c

I have 2 malloc's in my program, and when I write the contents of them to
the screen or to a file, there aren addition 4 characters.

As far as I can tell, both the code to register the malloc and to write
information into the malloc is solid. Why then ismy program returning an
additional 4 characters?

register malloc 1:
line 192

register malloc 2:
line 214

write to malloc 1:
line 200 - 205

write to malloc 2:
line 221 - 225

display malloc 2:
line 157

write malloc 2:
line 251

Here's how you execute the program:

socrypt.exe /e :i input.txt :o output.txt :A keya.txt :B keyb.txt :k
keyout.txt

**note that the input, keya, and keyb files must exist or the program will
return an error code.

If you write a text string into the input.txt file, it will write the same
string into the output.txt file plus an addition 4 characters.

The 1024 char random 'masterkey' is also written out to the keyout.txt file
with an addition 4 characters.

Why is this happening? I'm totally baffled and have spent days trying to
figure this out.
Nov 14 '05
144 5491
Da*****@cern.ch (Dan Pop) wrote:
In <p9************ *************** *****@4ax.com> Irrwahn Grausewitz <ir*******@free net.de> writes:
It's debatable where in dictionary sort order the 'sz' should be
placed, since it's neither really two letters [1] nor one letter
of it's own right. However, at least my old Duden dict suggests to
transcript it to 'SZ' when writing all caps - should be "FLOSZ" then.


What is beyond debate is that, under the new German spelling rules,
words like Abfluß became Abfluss and not Abflusz.


_What's_ beyond debate is that the spelling "Abfluß" was
braindead in the first place: the word is pronounced with a
short and not a long 'u'. [1]

That's one of the few things the so-called experts who are the
glorified fathers of this infamous german Rechtschreibref orm
actually got right. Unnecessary to add that it's extremely
surprising they managed to get anything right in the end.

[1] Consider: Fluss vs. Fuß, Fass vs. Fraß, Masse vs. Maße, etc.

Regards
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Nov 14 '05 #141
In <c5**********@o ravannahka.hels inki.fi> Joona I Palaste <pa*****@cc.hel sinki.fi> writes:
If Russia had never conquered Finland, the entire Finnish culture and
language would have ceased to exist as Finland would have been
assimilated into this aforementioned union.


How do you know? European minorities are notorious for their resistance
to *cultural* assimilation. Are the Finns any weaker than the Occitans
or the Csangos (which are far smaller ethnic groups)? Any idea about
how many people are native speakers of the fourth official Swiss language?

Dan
--
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DESY Zeuthen, RZ group
Email: Da*****@ifh.de
Nov 14 '05 #142
Dan Pop <Da*****@cern.c h> scribbled the following:
In <c5**********@o ravannahka.hels inki.fi> Joona I Palaste <pa*****@cc.hel sinki.fi> writes:
If Russia had never conquered Finland, the entire Finnish culture and
language would have ceased to exist as Finland would have been
assimilated into this aforementioned union.
How do you know? European minorities are notorious for their resistance
to *cultural* assimilation. Are the Finns any weaker than the Occitans
or the Csangos (which are far smaller ethnic groups)? Any idea about
how many people are native speakers of the fourth official Swiss language?


I don't *know*, I'm speculating here. Maybe the culture wouldn't have
totally vanished, but the language would. The Swedish monarchy at the
time was very intent in making Swedish the only official language in
their entire kingdom.

--
/-- Joona Palaste (pa*****@cc.hel sinki.fi) ------------- Finland --------\
\-- http://www.helsinki.fi/~palaste --------------------- rules! --------/
"We're women. We've got double standards to live up to."
- Ally McBeal
Nov 14 '05 #143
Dan Pop a écrit :
In <t7**********@1 27.0.0.1> Alberto =?iso-8859-1?Q?Gim=E9nez?= <al****@telelin e.es> writes:

El Tue, 13 Apr 2004 20:30:03 -0400, Joe Wright escribió:
With all due respect, Spain (Iberia) has four (more?) regions with
their own languages. Castille, Andalusia, Catalonia, Basque, etc.
Which of these are you talking about?


Spanish is Spanish, everywhere. Another thing is dialects, or people's
pronounciatio n. Other topic is Catalan, Basque, "gallego" (don't know
translation ), which are languages on their own.

Then, why do I see "Castellano " on so many DVDs, instead of "Español"?


Four languages are spoken in Spain: Basque, Castilian, Catalan and
Galician. So, inside Spain, Spanish (Español) is called Castilian
(Castellano) to distinguish it from the other languages. As Castilian is
the main language spoken in Spain, and the one that spread out, outside
Spain it is usually called Spanish.

--
Richard
Nov 14 '05 #144
ol*****@inspire .net.nz (Old Wolf) writes:
None of these would change the meanings of words, or cause confusion.
Certainly if you use the Japanese letters then there is no doubt.


Not entirely true: if I recall correctly, the hiragana character
for "ha" is sometimes pronounced "wa", the hiragana character for
"wo" is sometimes pronounced "o", and there may be other
exceptions that I am unaware of.
--
"To get the best out of this book, I strongly recommend that you read it."
--Richard Heathfield
Nov 14 '05 #145

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