Subject: Re: /etc/login.conf required to exist after user(8) changes
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/31/2005 11:58:34
On Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 04:52:31AM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> Well, strictly speaking, it causes undefined behavior on all platforms, it's
> just that on some platforms, the behavior is invariably "compare to the value
> that used to be there, which hasn't changed and has the same meaning it always
> did".

I can't follow you. We are talking about comparing the pointer against NULL,
not about dereferencing the pointer and looking at the value it used to
point to, right?

The NULL value is magic enough so that this should work, segmented wiered arch
or not.