Subject: Re: port-xen/29887: sysctl kern.consdev coredumps
To: None <>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/21/2005 09:47:29
> I agree with Bill here. Having things core-dump for no reason is
> counter-productive.

actually, there is a reason.
if your application passes NULL to puts, it has a bug.
IMO, it's a good enough reason to dump core.
continuing processing with unknown state is very dangerous in some cases.