Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc/sys/sys
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/06/2001 03:48:22
In article <email@example.com>,
Klaus Klein <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
I agree with klaus. Please back this out, because it introduces overhead
that is unneeded in 99% of the usage.
>Todd Vierling <email@example.com> writes:
>> Module Name: syssrc
>> Committed By: tv
>> Date: Thu Jul 5 21:51:10 UTC 2001
>> Modified Files:
>> syssrc/sys/sys: systm.h
>> Log Message:
>> bcopy() is documented as allowing overlapping memory regions. Define it
>> in terms of the standard name memmove() to account for this.
>> Fixes kern/13369 and the redundant lib/13370.
>This change looks wrong to me. While the libc bcopy() implementation
>is indeed documented as allowing overlapping memory objects, this is
>not the case for its kernel pendant, which led (historically) to the
>alternate version ovbcopy() being used for possibly overlapping