Subject: Re: The bughunt is on!
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/28/1997 03:52:56
>Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 15:44:29 -0500 (CDT)
>From: Dave Huang <>
>FWIW, some bugs I can think of that really really need to be fixed before
>1.3 are the one with mail needing /var/mail to be writeable (PR 3063), and
>the one with routed being generally weird ever since it got upgraded many
>months ago. I thought there was a PR open on that one, but I don't see it
>anywhere... weird. Someone on port-mac68k recently ran across it though:

Fixing /var/mail in a secure manner is nontrivial.

>And while not all that important, I'll mention my PRs #2187 and 3631
>again... I'd really like to hear something about patch, at least. If
>it's not good enough or something, I'd like to hear about it so I can
>work on it some more, instead of having it languish in the database
>for another year...

I've been avoiding 2187 because (1) I don't have any references for
Lose95's extensions of the MSDOS file system and (2) I can't test the
fix.  I'm sure most of the other developers have similar issues,
instead of an issue with the patch itself (but I can't speak for them).
Mike Long <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken