Subject: Re: Fixing va_arg in third party code
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/04/2005 21:56:05
On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 09:44:30PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> I'm under the impression that this is a bit outside the scope of pkgsrc, 
> and that the changes should be put (eventually) into the programs itself, 
> so their maintainers learn what good c0ding is.

Well, what do we do about dead projects? If we ignore the part of fixes
going upstream (which can happen late or never), we still have to decide
how to handle those. It currently works on NetBSD, but it can break when
it decides to move to GCC 3.4 or later and use the builtin support.
Given that it makes the compiler more intelligent and should really be
considered part of the function call interface, that makes a lot of