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Re: Kernel or userland bug: file descript passing in Postfix

On Wed, Jul 01, 2009 at 10:14:40AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> You should probably point out that this API originates in BSD, is
> defined by the BSD manuals and the Programmer's Supplementary Documentation,
> and that code written to the actual documented API continues to work on
> NetBSD.  HP/UX is just broken, and probably has a buffer overrun in this
> area, too.

You are probably right about this. But it can turn into a religious
discussion very quickly.

At the moment this fix requires two lines of code changes between the
official Postfix sources and NetBSD which is quite managable.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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