Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:38:31 +0200 From: John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com CC: rrt@...d.org Subject: Re: printf POSIX compliance On 06/08/2012 06:16 PM, Reuben Thomas wrote: > > The maintainers (Gary Vaughan and Eric Blake) are both active, so I > think it's worth it; Eric works on gnulib too. > > You're right that of course for practical purposes it requires new > releases using the fixed version of gnulib, but many of these issues > (this one included) affect multiple packages, and also it's possible > to "repair" a broken package by refreshing gnulib before building. > i was recently following a conversation in #gdb where GNU people (!) were trying to update gnulib and failed... it took them about 5 hours to get everything fixed. i don't think most users of gnulib want to go through this mess...
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