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Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 11:05:57 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] cuserid: support invocation with a NULL
 pointer argument

On Sun, Mar 22, 2020 at 10:51:56AM +0100, Sören Tempel wrote:
> Sören Tempel <> wrote:
> > From my personal Alpine Linux packaging perspective: I would prefer
> > either removing the function entirely or supporting the invocation with
> > a NULL pointer argument. Currently, apps using this with a NULL pointer
> > (e.g. cdparanoia) will crash at runtime which makes it more difficult to
> > identify them. If the function would be removed entirely we would be
> > able to detect, during compilation, which apps use it and patch them
> > accordingly.
> Ping.

Thanks. I'm trying to catch up on patches and I just confirmed your
research, so I think the patch is correct. I'll apply soon.


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