On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 04:21:24PM -0700, Terry Lambert wrote:

> > >   http://bento.freebsd.org/errorlogs/5-latest/bogosort-0.3.3.log
> > 
> > Any program which declares sys_errlist for itself is wrong.  In most
> > cases, the program should be using either strerror() or strerror_r(),
> > depending on its needs.
> Yes.
> I hate data interfaces more than your average person, but I admit
> that there are some performance sensitive cases where you can't
> avoid them easily (though you *can* avoid them in almost all cases).
> But the error handling path of any program is not one of them; if
> you are optimizing something other than the success path, there is
> something fundamentally wrong with your program or problem statement.

So how about you do more than the average person's part towards
reducing the amount of evil in the world, by fixing broken ports and
submitting patches.  I can give you a list of the broken ports.


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