Subject: Re: port-xen/29887: sysctl kern.consdev coredumps
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 06/17/2005 15:52:13
> This is confusing: Why does printf("%s", NULL) attempt to translate
> into puts() (or am I misreading something here)?
I don't know whether you're misreading. But printf("%s",XXX) is
semantically equivalent to puts(XXX) for all XXX for which the former
is well-defined, so it is an at least minimally justifiable
I still call it a bug, though, for the compiler to do this without its
being specifically requested to do so (-fgo-wild-with-stdio? :).
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