Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc/gen
To: Elad Efrat <elad@NetBSD.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 12/31/2005 02:04:13
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On Sat, Dec 31, 2005 at 02:17:00AM +0200, Elad Efrat wrote:
> Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > Please re-re-re-revert (or whatever) that change.
> Test attached patch.
Well, that fixes potential issues from leaving errno in a weird value,
but that doesn't fix the fact that we don't return NULL and set errno to
ENOENT when a path component doesn't exist.
That was the very subject of lib/30943. In the end you agreed on the
behaviour realpath(3) should have, and suddenly you're changing your
mind because it's convenient for you? How reasonable is that?
At least, re-open the PR when you have such a mind change. Inverting
the behaviour of a function does not help in keeping bugs away IMO.
Quite the contrary.
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.
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