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Re: Andre Nathans sbin/ clean up patches

From: Liam Foy <liamfoy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2004 19:19:53 +0000

Matthew Dillon wrote:

:Hey Guys,
: Andre Nathan contact me with patches at: :http://andre.people.digirati.com.br/dragonfly/patches/hunt/sbin/.
:If no objections are recieved, I will commit these some time tomorrow or :late tonight.
:Andre's Mail:
:Liam J. Foy

   These need to be reviewed and tested, which is a lot of work.  In
   particular, strcpy->strlcpy and sprintf->snprintf conversions are
   subject to common mistakes such as mistaking a string pointer (where
   sizeof() does not produce what you want) for a string buffer (where it

   To keep the burden reasonable I think the best thing to do is to commit
   two patches a day (not more) from his set, so other developers can do
   post-reviews of them and also test the programs involved.

Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Sure this isnt a problem. I didn't plan on committing them all anyway, hoping someone else
would muck in also!

Liam J. Foy

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