Subject: Re: upgrade from Beta-1.0, to -current
To: None <amiga-dev@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Richard H. Wood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/15/1995 06:05:29
According to email@example.com:
> Or -much simpler- just remove the MEMCPY (don't recall its exact name,
> it's commented anyway) define from config/netbsd.h. Over all, this is
> Net*BSD*, so I don't see why we should default to mem*() anyway:-)
Wouldn't one reason be to follow the standard. The last I looked
bcopy wasn't in the standard; memcpy was. Is there a compelling
reason (other than historical/preferrential ones) that makes
bcopy a better choice?
> > PS: I regret that the -current kernel would be compiler dependent (in
> > fact compiler version dependent).
> Won't be, if you do the change this way.
But does this imply NetBSD won't support memcpy at all?
(Humm...I suppose that's not an Amiga-specific question, is it?)
-dick, just another standards-freak (and Plauger fan) :->
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