Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/security/AiSSLtelnet
To: Dieter Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rhialto <email@example.com>
Date: 07/19/2005 13:05:23
On Tue 19 Jul 2005 at 11:42:41 +0200, Dieter Baron wrote:
> In article <20050719041450.8024B2DA27@cvs.netbsd.org> Krister wrote:
> : The sources assume <malloc.h> exists. Create a fake one for platforms
> : that don't have it.
> Shouldn't we centralize support for this rather than duplicating it
> in N Makefiles? Maybe a NEEDS_MALLOC_H or USE_MALLOC_H which triggers
> the creation in mk/bsd.*.mk?
<malloc.h> is not a standard header file. Never has been. Any program
requiring it is plain broken. Don't "fix" such a program by adding a
header file, fix it by patching it to use <stdlib.h> instead (and feel
free to send a cross email to the author).
___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert -- You author it, and I'll reader it.
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