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From (David Robinson)
Subject Re: Votes for 0.8.12...
Date Fri, 01 Sep 1995 18:51:00 GMT
Rst wrote:
>   Date: Tue, 29 Aug 95 17:14 BST
>   From: (David Robinson)
>   ** Nearly there, but it needs to check the return value from
>      gethostbyaddr(), otherwise Apache could core dump. (As in the
>      bug fixed by bad-namesrvr.)
>Sigh... this smacks of the time that you vetoed the original DBM auth
>patches because some function wasn't prototyped the way you'd have
>liked.  Are you quite sure that a veto is an appropriate way to
>register this sort of objection?

Well, it does introduce a bug that (IMHO) would need fixing, and the
bug it does fix is not terribly urgent, so I was working on the principle
that a single correct patch was better than a buggy patch followed by
another fix.


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