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Re: lib/39684 (RB_REMOVE trashes link to tree, when requested to remove object that isn't in tree)
The following reply was made to PR lib/39684; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Quentin Garnier <cube%cubidou.net@localhost>
To: Matti Lehtonen <m-Matti-a.Lehtonen%IKI.Fi@localhost>
Cc: gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost, pooka%netbsd.org@localhost
Subject: Re: lib/39684 (RB_REMOVE trashes link to tree, when requested to
remove object that isn't in tree)
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 13:48:27 +0200
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On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 01:53:35PM +0300, Matti Lehtonen wrote:
> In perfect world that "garbage in, garbage out" reasoning would be
> good enough. However, this isn't perfect world, there aren't
> applications that are *perfect*.
> Let's hope that this function isn't ever used in mission critical
> environments like hospital devices, aeroplanes, satellites, nuclear
> plants etc
You know, the fact that you're the one letting your code logic do
something that it should not do puts you in a very bad position to make
such comments. If code of yours runs into any of the devices you list,
could you tell us brands and exact models? I feel kind of worried.
Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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