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Re: Weirdness in comm(1)
On Fri, 27 Nov 2009 20:49:31 +0100
Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 10:30:25AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> > Here's a little script that shows the issue. The attached patch fixes
> > it. Id does make it a bit busier but comm(1) would work right. Unless
> > someone has a reason not to I will commit this later today.
> Please use getline instead and just make line1 and line2 dynamically
> allocated. There is no point in having a line limit here and getline is
> reasonable efficient.
$ man -k getline
getline: nothing appropriate
I guess I'm not as current as I should be. I tracked it down and read
the underlying code. It certainly makes more sense although my way can
be backported to supported versions. Why don't I commit what I have,
request pullups and then work on a new version for -current?
D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy%NetBSD.org@localhost>
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