Subject: Re: On pw_dup(3), and development in general (was: Re: CVS commit:
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 09/14/2003 17:17:54
On Sun, 14 Sep 2003 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >2) I have had a look at the BSD auth implementation proposal which you
> > posted in . All BSD auth logic resides in libutil, and there is
> > no reason to have pw_dup(3) separated from it in libc; neither does
> > pw_dup(3) access any libc internals in which case it being
> > implemented in libc would be a sensible choice. It's also worth
> > noting that the bulk of password database utility functions already
> > reside in libutil.
> it was a mistake. all auth*.c has to reside in libc.
2) If the reason for having this in libc is BSD Auth, shouldn't this call