Bug#825975: Invitation to sysvinit maintenance

Adam Borowski kilobyte at angband.pl
Wed Nov 21 14:56:26 GMT 2018

On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 10:30:24AM -0400, Jesse Smith wrote:
> On 11/21/18 10:02 AM, Dmitry Bogatov wrote:
> > 
> > [2018-11-19 18:14] Jesse Smith <jessefrgsmith at yahoo.ca>
> >> Thank you, Samuel. The patch looks good to me. I have added it upstream
> >> and, assuming my testing goes smoothly, this fix will be in the 2.92
> >> final release later this month.
> > 
> > Could you please make it conditional? asprintf(3) is GNU extension, it
> > would cause problems for non-glibc distributions.
> > 
> I was wondering about that myself so I checked and asprintf() is
> available on FreeBSD systems, which doesn't use glibc. Is there a
> specific C library you know of which does not offer asprintf?

Windows I think.  But if you want to be safe, you can grab the copypasta
from https://github.com/kilobyte/termrec/blob/master/sys/asprintf.c -- I
don't quite remember where I got it from originally.

⢀⣴⠾⠻⢶⣦⠀ Have you heard of the Amber Road?  For thousands of years, the
⣾⠁⢰⠒⠀⣿⡁ Romans and co valued amber, hauled through the Europe over the
⢿⡄⠘⠷⠚⠋⠀ mountains and along the Vistula, from Gdańsk.  To where it came
⠈⠳⣄⠀⠀⠀⠀ together with silk (judging by today's amber stalls).

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