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Re: pkg/48566 (getpwnam() fix and ECDH for sendmail from upstream)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/48566; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <htodd%twofifty.com@localhost>
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <manu%netbsd.org@localhost>
Cc: Christos Zoulas <christos%zoulas.com@localhost>,
Subject: Re: pkg/48566 (getpwnam() fix and ECDH for sendmail from upstream)
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:29:28 -0700 (PDT)
On Tue, 17 Jun 2014, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Christos Zoulas <christos%zoulas.com@localhost> wrote:
>> If you are threaded and you use _res you'll break with NetBSD because we
>> don't allow that.
> Sendmail is not threaded, hence it is perfectly fine to use __res. I
> must confess I do not understand why this change was done. The commit
> message says:
> - convert to use res_n* functions
> - allows for linking against threaded libraries
> But I do not know what case we are talking about. I already link
> sendmail with a SASL plugin that does not use threads, but pulls
> -lpthread through other libraries, and it works fine, hence it is not
> the problem we have here.
IIRC, this broke my sendmail last time someone tried it. It is what
finally got me to change to postfix.
Hisashi T Fujinaka - htodd%twofifty.com@localhost
BSEE(6/86) + BSChem(3/95) + BAEnglish(8/95) + MSCS(8/03) + $2.50 = latte
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