Subject: Re: On pw_dup(3), and development in general (was: Re: CVS commit:
To: None <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/14/2003 17:17:54
On Sun, 14 Sep 2003 wrote:

> >2) I have had a look at the BSD auth implementation proposal which you
> >   posted in [3].  All BSD auth logic resides in libutil, and there is
> >   no reason to have pw_dup(3) separated from it in libc; neither does
> >   pw_dup(3) access any libc internals in which case it being
> >   implemented in libc would be a sensible choice.  It's also worth
> >   noting that the bulk of password database utility functions already
> >   reside in libutil.
> 	it was a mistake.  all auth*.c has to reside in libc.

1) Why?

2) If the reason for having this in libc is BSD Auth, shouldn't this call

Take care,