Subject: Re: __strtoq is undefined with ftp
To: John Kohl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Klaus Klein <email@example.com>
Date: 04/02/2000 10:21:32
John Kohl <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >>>>> "Paul" == Paul Newhouse <email@example.com> writes:
> >> Your ftp may be older than your libraries. I saw this recently on a
> >> machine that was taking a long time to rebuild. The new libc had been
> >> installed, but a new ftp binary hadn't. Once ftp was built and
> >> installed, it was fine.
> Paul> That did it (too obvious now that you mentioned it ;).
> Doesn't this indicate a broken libc? What happened to backward
> compatibility? (Or does that not matter within -current, but only when
> a release has happened with the old interfaces?)
It does. However, _strtoq() used to be a private interface internal
to libc, and it's not clear to me why this name was used by ftp(1)
instead of its public name, strtoq().