cvs commit: src/usr.bin/xargs xargs.c
jmallett at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 13 01:44:24 PDT 2003
* David Schultz <das at FreeBSD.ORG> [ Date: 2003-06-13 ]
[ w.r.t. Re: cvs commit: src/usr.bin/xargs xargs.c ]
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2003, Juli Mallett wrote:
> > jmallett 2003/06/13 00:37:45 PDT
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files:
> > usr.bin/xargs xargs.c
> > Log:
> > Use waitpid, instead of wait3, which is more portable.
> Just out of curiosity, why do we care about the portability of our
> own userland utilities to someone else's kernel that doesn't
> support wait3()?
In case we ever want to be build-anywhere friendly like NetBSD,
want to use only the most appropriate functions, or want to reduce
diffs with a utility that OpenBSD bothered to sync with us.
juli mallett. email: jmallett at freebsd.org; efnet: juli;
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