[PATCH 00/11] Xasprintf() and other string-handling cleanups

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Dec 1 13:06:50 PST 2010

On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 08:57:37PM -0800, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> The meat of this series is sandwiched right in the middle - patch #6
> replaces the nifty, but unique, Xprintf() API with a local implementation
> of the asprintf() family that's becoming widely adopted (found in
> recent versions of the GNU, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, & Solaris
> libc's, but not yet in all the versions & platforms we still support).
> I believe I've relied on the least common denominator implementation
> (i.e. always check for a -1 return for error, and don't rely on the
> pointer being cleared to NULL on failure), so at some far future date,
> when we no longer support pre-asprintf versions of these platforms,
> we can simply do s/Xasprintf/asprintf/g and not break anything.


For the series, bearing in mind the comment on #7:
Reviewed-by: Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org>

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