Subject: Re: pw_dup(3)
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/10/2003 05:09:30
On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 04:06:55AM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
| > | i propose to add this into libc.
| > do you intend to use it by other libc (or lib*) functions, or is this
| > purely an "end user app" thing. if the latter, is libutil more
| > appropriate?
| > otherwise, looks useful.
| this was needed for BSD auth, but it is useful by itself so i thought
| of adding this alone first. it could be in libutil or libc. either
| is fine for me.
| (btw BSD auth logic will be in libutil, because login_cap is
| already there).
if there's any chance pw_dup(3) will be useful in libc, put it there.
on further consideration, i don't want a repeat of the mistake of putting
fparseln(3) in libutil and then wanting to use it in libc. so, libc it is.