Subject: Re: port-xen/29887: sysctl kern.consdev coredumps
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/2005 13:41:32
On Jun 21, 2005, at 1:07 PM, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> Yes, it is impossible to differentiate between code printf()ing a NULL
> pointer and printf()ing "(null)". I however fail to see what that
> contributes to the discussion. Please explain.
My point is that in many of the cases you're arguing for, the "help"
provided by libc isn't something you could even rely on.