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Re: suenv

On Tue, 23 Oct 2012 12:16:28 -0400
Thor Lancelot Simon <> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:46:53AM -0500, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> > How did those modules work pre-6.0?  I thought pthreads wouldn't
> > work at all when loaded through dlopen because libc would have
> > initialized in non-threaded mode at process startup.
> [...]
> NetBSD 6 was fixed to loudly rather than silently fail in
> such cases.  That was the right decision, rather tha
> allowing application authors to silently hose applicatio
> users.


> There are cases where desperate, ugly hacks to make
> other people's incorrect code work most of the time
> are justifiable.  The system authentication path is
> not one of them!

I thought he was advocating a more generic kludge mechanic rather than
one specific to authentication?


3072D/F3A66B3A Julian Yon (2012 General Use) <>

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