Subject: Re: Kernel printf cleanup proposal
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/28/2000 16:43:04
> First, Do we really want to remove [v]sprintf permanently?  


> Doesn't that make for yet more very-low-payback nuisance changes
> when importing kernel source which originates elsewhere, and
> tracking changes from elsewhere?  (For new netbsd-originated code,
> sure.)

Not when it eliminates an entire class of buffer overrun bugs.

					- Bill