Subject: Re: pw_dup(3)
To: None <lukem@NetBSD.org>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/10/2003 04:11:50
> 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.
i see. i guess i'll put it in libc.