DragonFly submit List (threaded) for 2004-09
Re: timed contains buffer overflows, and more
"Matthew Dillon" <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Actually, I have another request... if other projects want to review
> the functional changes we are making to cleanup the buffer overflows,
> then our commits for those functional changes have to be ONLY those
> functional changes. Commits for other things, like removing #ifdef
> and (void) and other junk, have to be separate.
> So when you are making function changes, don't make any OTHER changes
> in the patch set.
> so, e.g. for timed.diff, I would much prefer JUST a patch that fixes
> the strcpy/strlcpy and related functions, not one that fixes those
> does a half dozen other classes of cleanup to the same source files.
I fully agree with you. However it seemed more applicable to put it all in
one large patch, because that takes relatively less time to check than
several seperate patches. I will do this in the future, but my main motive
is that no patches are lost (like has happened in the future with my
patches - rmdir is still not committed) and that they are committed as soon
as possible.. I think you'll catch my drift.
Thanks for the pointers anyway, will do in the future. And thanks for taking
the time to review my patches.