Subject: Re: /etc/login.conf required to exist after user(8) changes
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/02/2005 08:09:58
In message <>, John Nemeth write
>     It's debatable whether compilers should be doing this sort of
>thing.  On the one hand, it helps to optimise code.  On the other, it
>can make things more tricky.  I'm guessing that the standard allows the
>compiler to do things like this?  Actually, I'm guessing the standard
>considers the compiler and libc to be parts of the same package?

Yup, on both counts.  If a strictly conforming program can't tell that you
did something, it's allowed.