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Re: Reuse strtonum(3) and reallocarray(3) from OpenBSD

In article <trinity-bae586d6-cf93-4a73-b7b2-bbfe39d0e56b-1420466054205@3capp-mailcom-bs03>,
Kamil Rytarowski <> wrote:

>Please hang on.
>Excuse me Christos for adding to the discussion the argument that
>some other functions (functionalities) can be wrapped around
>as macros or inlines. It was inappropriate from my side,
>mea maxima culpa.
>Please evaluate the split of your strtoi(3) into two specialized
>functions. I believe this split will simplify the usage and make
>the interface clean. Everything of course without affecting errno,
>but returning errors through extra last parameter -- optionally
>whether a user is interested.
>I have local patches that are added in a useful form to the kernel
>and user space, with included _l (i18n) variations and efun(3)

Please post your patches, or make them otherwise available.

>Last thing whether we are interested in a feedback from OpenBSD...
>i.a. are they interested in inclusion of our new interface to their
>system, obsoleting strtonum(3).
>When I see differences and the general competition between the systems
>as a major benefit, I see no problem in incorporating achievements
>from competitors.

I am fine with bringing others to the discussion.


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