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Re: glibc fork ?



On 05/12/2009 01:58 AM, Casey Dahlin wrote:
> David Woodhouse wrote:
>> On Sat, 2009-05-09 at 16:04 -0600, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
>>> As far as Fedora goes, IMHO we should watch the developments and
>>> evaluate the performance of eglibc against a simple criterium:
>>> if they add bugs or fix bugs. Next big performance anomaly in
>>> something like MySQL will prove eglibc people's worth. If they
>>> just wait for Jakub and Uli to fix it for them, I don't see us
>>> switching.
>> I have no particularly strong opinion either way, and I agree with your
>> assessment -- but do let me know when I can start using strlcat(). :)
>>
> 
> Never! Drepper is right about str* being an awful family of functions, even their new strl* incarnations.
> 
> Now, granted, I want them around, for the simple fact that I want to build BSD code on linux (that jot command would be nice to have...) but still.


Package http://libbsd.freedesktop.org/wiki/

Rahul


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