Subject: Re: Odd problem w/ tcsh
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: port-pmax
Date: 02/10/1998 18:37:34
> >> Actually the correct solution is detailed in the tcsh README file.  Look
> >> for 'SYSMALLOC'
> >
> >Really funny to see so many people not reading the documentation, which
> >has all the information about the problem (and has had so for a *number*
> >of years... :-)
> Thanks for mentioning the relevant #define.
> But, umm, it's not quite `the correct solution'. tcsh's won built-in
> malloc should work.  It does work on other NetBSD ports.  It's a bug
> that it doesn't.  The same bug seems to affect other programs (resize,
> perl) in more pernicious ways.

Eh? I don't think we're talking about some #define here, but a section in
the readme file, which tells why there is a problem, and different
solutions to that problem.
(Or otherwise I'm talking about something else than you guys...)


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