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Re: Possible unsafe use of strncat in sbin/sysctl/sysctl.c
Am 23.08.11 23:58, schrieb David Holland:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 11:52:11PM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
> > (void)wait! That was a pure personal remark. I really don't know where
> > that (void)bla idiom comes from, and I obviously don't (void)like it.
> It's an artifact of our stupid lint(1).
> > Some folks seems to (void)love it.
> Not that I know of...
So is the policy to (void)pollute our sources because of a defect in a
tool? Or are we sane and brave and ignore lint(1)?
We could, e.g remove lint from the tree, if it that broken...
I see a tendency to "fix^wfuckup" correct code just to appease incorrect
tools, may that be lint or gcc. We have become slaves to the machine ... ;)
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