Subject: Re: pkg/20978: mail/deliver is not compatible with recent NetBSD libc
To: Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Giles Lean <email@example.com>
Date: 04/08/2003 19:36:41
> Not even slightly borderline. The specification says that they may modify
> their input, so passing them a constant string is a bug.
Yeah, you're right. I can't have been too awake this morning.
> Any new, portable application will have to work with both implementation,
> so the important question is which one is better for old, broken
Well, we know one that broke the new way, but asking the old broken
applications to stand up and vote which way they'd like to break
doesn't seem like much of a way to decide. So I'll offer no further