RE: Bug#651529: rsyslog: FTBFS on hurd-i386
On Fri, 2011-12-16 at 14:32 +0100, Rainer Gerhards wrote:
> > Good that you took the time to change the code, I'm currently working on
> > completing the dynamic allocation solution.
> It's important to note that I used the chance to refactor the code a bit, so
> the logic is slightly different. When you read the code, note that I use a
> stack-based fixed size buffer as long as it is sufficient and go to dyn
> alloced memory only if necessary. I guess dyn alloc will never happen in
> practice (but I tested under valgrind control and it looks rather well).
> We have a bugzilla at http://bugzilla.adiscon.com and the mailing list is at
> Which way you use doesn't really matter to me, I am fine with either way.
> Just note that anything that is related to the packaging is not touched by
> me. I follow the debian bug tracker and try to pull out things that I can
> address. Michael does a great job to remind me if I overlook things (what
Of course, I know packaging issues are not touched by upstream, so the
configuration/startup scripts are Debian specific, right? Then, I'll
file a Debian bug for /etc/init.d/rsyslog. Another issue is about
writing a Hurd-specific plugin file: plugins/imklog/gnu.c. However, this
is not an urgent matter so it can wait until later. Thanks!
> Just be warned that I will soon leave for xmas vacation and I
> have a big bunch of things in front of me, so I will probably not be able to
> change anything before I leave.
I wish you a Merry Christmas then :)