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Re: ld.elf_so sources [was Re: HEADS-UP: temporary security problem in today's NetBSD-current]
On Apr 7, 2:09am, Nick Hudson wrote:
} On Sunday 14 November 2010 22:40:11 Matthias Scheler wrote:
} > On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 11:35:41PM +0100, Marc Balmer wrote:
} > > > I'm sorry for the problem but I wasn't expecting that internal
} > > > "libc" functions get used outside of "libc".
} > >
} > > now you owe us beers... ;)
} > No, the person(s) who committed code that uses internal "libc" function
} > all over the source tree deserve a beating^H^H^H^H^H^H^H lecture in
} > good software development practices.
} ld.elf_so has done this since it was committed back in 1996 and there are
} lots of examples of "cross over" source file usage.
} That said...
} Should someone(tm) move the stuff to src/common so that people don't keep
} falling over this?
No. 1) src/common is for stuff shared between the kernel and
userland. 2) src/common is slated to be removed.
}-- End of excerpt from Nick Hudson
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