On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 05:26:57AM +0000, David Holland wrote: > It turns out that Paul Janzen rewrote monop's save/load handling for > OpenBSD some years ago. I am planning to merge this. > > Does anyone care if I break compat with old save files? Well, it's always a bad thing, but then it's monop(6). If it puts someone in a life-or-death situation, or simply makes the machine un-bootable, it's probably the user's very own fault. > (For those who are blissfully unaware, monop saves by dumping its > entire heap to disk as a blob and reading it back and hoping that > works. I am not entirely convinced it is working properly as it is, or > that if it was I haven't already broken it in the last few days.) Wouldn't that break when the malloc(3) implementation changes anyway? That would mean it's already broken in -current. Go for it. -- Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "See the look on my face from staying too long in one place [...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling" KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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