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Jarkko Hietaniemi
June 20, 2003 02:17
Re: your malloc patches
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> > > I do not understand...  I think the (broken) macro MALLOC_CHECK_TAINT2
> > > appears in the expansion of PERL_SYS_INIT(); but PERL_SYS_INIT() is
> > > long as obsoleted by PERL_SYS_INIT3(); how comes that this defect
> > 
> > Obsoleted in OS/2.
> ???  If somebody uses PERL_SYS_INIT(), the software is not portable.
> And I could not find it in .c files outside ./NetWare and ./win32
> directory...  So, what do you mean?

Ooops, you are right.  PERL_SYS_INIT() is not used anymore.  But
through whatever the tortuous cpp path, somehow the ,) form ended up
being used in UNIX, and that was not good.

> > > became visible?
> Ilya

Jarkko Hietaniemi <> "There is this special
biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen

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