Subject: Re: port-xen/29887: sysctl kern.consdev coredumps
To: None <,,>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/20/2005 22:29:04
The following reply was made to PR port-xen/29887; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Bill Studenmund <>
To: Martin Husemann <>
Cc: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: port-xen/29887: sysctl kern.consdev coredumps
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 15:28:42 -0700

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 On Sat, Jun 18, 2005 at 12:03:33AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
 > On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 04:10:55PM -0500, James Chacon wrote:
 > > I do agree w. Christos here that if historically our printf has returned
 > > (null) here that should probably be the behavior we should continue.
 > I did not say anything about changing printf. But I do hink that our code
 > should not rely on this behaviour.
 Why? It's our stdio, and it's done this since before there was a NetBSD.=20
 Why shouldn't our code make use of features in our printf()?
 Take care,
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