the need for safe dynamic string libraries

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Mon Dec 7 12:28:06 UTC 2009

"Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at> writes:
> Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at> writes:
> > One way to promote this is to put the code in libc so even lazy
> > people won't need to remember to pass linker flags when using the library.
> I don't think sbuf's belong in libc, unless we can persude POSIX to
> adopt them.

While I agree with you that we shouldn't merge libsbuf into libc, I
should point out that we have tons of stuff in libc (e.g. err() and
friends) that isn't in POSIX and probably never will be.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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