Subject: Re: db_strcpy()
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/16/2003 09:12:00
On Fri, 16 May 2003, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> any reasons why db_strcpy() is provided in sys/ddb/db_examine.c?
> i can't imagine situation where libkern strcpy() does not work and
> db_strcpy() does.
The six months between:
date: 1993/03/21 09:46:25; author: cgd; state: Exp;
when db_examine.c was checked in (initial import) and:
date: 1993/10/27 22:00:50; author: jtc; state: Exp;
Did a ``make copy-to-libkern'' from libc to copy libc files to libkern.
Checking them in to make people happy.
when it looks like libkern was made.
Also, I guess it would make ddb more self-contained. i.e. so it can work
on Mach and *BSD, w/o depending on the host kernel's facilities. Yes,
_our_ strcpy does the right thing, but does (did) every other kernels??