Subject: Re: DIAGASSERT in cryptographic functions.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christoph Badura <email@example.com>
Date: 09/17/1999 01:23:06
Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
> > >My experience has taught me that the best way to keep defects from
> > >piling up in the development cycle (which is where tools like
> > >DIAGASSERT are most useful) is to make detected bugs *hurt* (and cause
> > >the program to abort and dump core);
> > ISTR Luke saying something about not wanting to have critical programs dump
> > core on him. One possible solution is to fork() and let the child dump core.
> No, this completely misses the point.
Uhm, I figure it wasn't obvious that I wasn't responding to the points
you raised but to a point Luke raised.
Christoph Badura www.netbsd.org
Anything that can be done in O(N) can be done in O(N^2).
-- Ralf Schuettau (after looking at a particular piece of code)