Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2020 11:05:57 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com 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 <soeren@...ren-tempel.net> 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. Rich
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