Subject: Re: scan_ffs from OpenBSD ported and improved.
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/07/2005 06:36:24
Simon Burge wrote:
> I've always thought that "(void)printf(..." was overkill.  In our source
> tree, a quick grep shows 71520 printf's without void and 2203 with void.

I hope that in all the non-void cases ferror() is called after printing, 
but my guess is that it isn't.

For instance, I had problems with pkg_create(1), which doesn't check the 
list of file names passed to the tar(1) child process. It just dies 
without printing an error message. That makes detecting faults really