Subject: Re: yacc and PR 4260
To: None <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/23/2002 17:09:01
On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 04:50:15PM +0900, ITOH Yasufumi wrote:
> In article <20021223055606.GA4392@krishna>
> writes:
> > IMO, it would be to simply close the PR. If we accepted such request,
> > some people soon might request to back out removing __P() in userland
> > programs (and other ANSI changes as well), because they don't compile
> > in pre-ANSI systems. 
> This is not related to NetBSD userland.
> I (I'm the author of the PR :) just thought that
> 	develop a program with yacc on NetBSD,
> 	bring the C file to SunOS 4,
> 	and it always cores
> was a little awkward, and might discourage users to use NetBSD as
> a development environment.
> (I have fewer number of SunOS 4's around, recently. :)

It would be better to ask Sun to support ANSI realloc(3) in their C
runtime. Anyway it's not NetBSD's fault or bug.


Bang Jun-Young <>