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Re: MUMmer patches and Artistic license.



In <20090728163525.GC31612@an3as.eu>, Andreas Tille wrote:
>On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 10:50:10PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
>> > This patch is a good idea -- fixed length buffers are rarely
>> > considered user-friendly.  However, it is executed poorly; it's not
>> > ready for upstream in its current state.
>>
>> Hi, thank you for the comment.
>> I will stop to apply this patch until a better solution is found.
>
>Quite late comment after working down my batch of unread mail:
>The patch was *not* *only* to avoid fixed length buffers - it was
>invented to stop mummer from *crashing*.

In that case I recommend leaving the patch applied, opening a bug, and 
assigning it to me.  I can re-write the patch to avoid having statements 
with side-effects inside assert() calls.

I may be able to reply with a corrected patch later today.

P.S.  Please CC me if you drop debian-mentors, I am not subscribed to 
debian-med.
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