Subject: Re: Kernel printf cleanup proposal
To: None <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/28/2000 13:47:44
In message <>
Bill Sommerfeld writes:

>> 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.

Which happen how often, again?  Whats the cost in fixing them,
compared to the cost of maintaining yet-another-gratuitious change?