Subject: Re: On pw_dup(3), and development in general (was: Re: CVS commit:
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com>
Date: 09/15/2003 21:01:40
> > >2) I have had a look at the BSD auth implementation proposal which you
> > > posted in . 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?
based on comment from openbsd folks (who has much more experience
in BSD auth than me).
> 2) If the reason for having this in libc is BSD Auth, shouldn't this call
i committed it because it is useful by itself. it has nothing to do
with BSD auth integration attempt. (libutil/libc choice was affected
by question 1, yes)