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Re: Showstoppers in pkgsrc [Was: Partial update for pulseaudio-0.9.15: libtool-2.x needed]
On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 03:24:59PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 03:11:05PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 10:03:53AM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> > > The problem is that the NetBSD base system doesn't support all that's
> > > needed by the latest gettext (though I forget what exactly).
> > NetBSD 4.0 also doesn't have the XSI printf extension for argument
> > reordering. That breaks a lot of programs. Are you willing to fix all
> > the problems?
> What's the connection?
> Is gettext-0.17 using XSI printf extensions?
> If so, it should provide replacements for systems that don't support
> them; does it?
> What are "all the problems"?
Format strings containg %n read from message digests :-)
Getting a core dump from an incorrect format is one thing, arbitrary
stack overwrites are another.
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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