Subject: Re: dd could replace rawrite
To: James K. Lowden <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/13/2003 09:47:31
On Sun, 12 Oct 2003, James K. Lowden wrote:

> What I've done so far is simply prove it feasible.  I'll tidy up and make
> sure they still compile under NetBSD.  (!)
> BTW, is the right test "#if WIN32", or do we have another way?
> For the curious, here's a list of the files I needed:
> _err.c       _warn.c      dd.h         misc.c       verr.c
> _errx.c      _warnx.c     err.c        mtio.h       verrx.c
> _verr.c      args.c       err.h        position.c   vwarn.c
> _verrx.c     conv.c       errx.c       strsep.c     vwarnx.c
> _vwarn.c     conv_tab.c   extern.h     strsuftoll.c warn.c
> _vwarnx.c    dd.c         getopt.c     strtoll.c    warnx.c

	Just a thought, but pkgsrc used libnbcompat to provide
	missing NetBSD features for other platforms. Would there be
	any sense in merging into that?

		David/absolute          -- No hype required --