Subject: Re: syslog_r (Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc)
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/26/2006 03:52:41
> The OpenBSD documentation is wrong.

> For example, the snprintf() function indirectly calls __dtoa() via
> following path:
> 	snprintf() -> vfprintf() -> cvt() -> __dtoa()
> And the __dtoa() implemenation modifies lots of static data [...]

Perhaps snprintf *can* end up calling __dtoa.  But does it actually do
so when called the way syslog_r calls it?  (This is an honest question;
I don't know the answer, but it seems at least plausible that syslog_r
may take care to call snprintf only in ways that end up being

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