Subject: Re: PERL and NetBSD 1.3_ALPHA
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Jim Bernard <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/1997 14:58:26
On 11 11, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> > If the comment was "to silence the compiler", then that's the wrong fix,
> > definitely.  '-' has much higher precedence than bit-wise or, so to
> > silence the compiler without changing the meaning of the code, you are
> > correct that it should be:
> So, I thought about this for a second and said "gee, if one of these
> changes to libm was screwed up, I suppose others could be too."  Then,
> "I wonder how many files were 'cleaned' to fix up warnings?"
> *sigh*

  I had the same fear, so I checked.  All the other "real" changes were
additions of initializations or prototypes.  In addition, every file underwent
the standard __RCSID conversion.  So, the atan2 change is the only one that
could introduce a new bug.