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    Title should have (2016)

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      Most users of this site can suggest a title change or addition. If enough do, the change is automatically applied.

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        Oh, neat, thanks - I think I missed the button showing up.

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        Is the implication that the integer overflow situation in Rust has changed since then? If so, pointers to more up-to-date info would be cool.

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          No, it’s just common lobste.rs practice.

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        A related question that keeps popping up nowadays is when a C program has an overflow in:

        malloc(items * size)

        would Rust catch that? The answer is it doesn’t matter, because Rust uses things like Vec and String, not unchecked writes over bare malloced buffers.