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Re: strlcpy and strlcat in linux libc ?



On Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 07:39:18AM +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> > The stated reasons that strl functions will not be included are:
> 
> >  - They promote bad or less readable code
> >  - They are "inefficient BSD crap"
> >  - They do not enhance security in any meaningful capacity
> 
> You're missing "there's too much rubbish in glibc already and since we
> can't take stuff out let's be careful about what we put in.".

That's what they get for designing glibc to be a superset of everyone
else's libc.  But I did not see that reason stated in the linked threads
at any rate.

-- 
Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@bluecherry.net>      Intelligent backside at large
 
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