Subject: Re: why is rcmd.c in lpd Makefile?
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/18/2003 11:55:10
Thus spake Jaromir Dolecek ("JD> ") sometime Today...

[quoting from the CVS log]
JD[CVS]> we cannot make __ivaliduser{,_sa}() static yet, since doing that would
JD[CVS]> choke compiled lpd binaries.  we should do it on next libc major
JD[CVS]> version bump.                                         ^^^^^^^^^^

"Pshyeah, like THAT'S going to happen!"  Unless I misunderstand the
extremely strong feelings expressed on that can of worms, this will
never come to pass.

JD[CVS]> added a memo on lib/libc/shlib_version.

"We have discovered a bug in System V: the OS itself."