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From Chuck Murcko <>
Subject Re: LGPL code in Apache?
Date Mon, 04 May 1998 15:43:16 GMT
Actually, I can't see why cvt() should be in SIO at all. every libc I
can find contains it. Perhaps there was some mutant BSDI or something.

Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> At 05:42 AM 4/21/98 -0400, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> >Chuck Murcko wrote:
> >>
> >> Panos had gotten permissions for all the stuff that was in xinetd before I
> >> started the other ports (FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris [by Jan Wedekind],and
> >> and later Jan are both working under the structure of the copyright that
> Panos
> >> originally used. Snprintf() and cvt() were there already when I started
> hacking
> >> the first BSD port. Nothing's been added from GNU since then by Jan or I.
> >
> >The snprintf() stuff (actually the strx/Sio stuff) is safe to use...
> >the *cvt() stuff is unknown, at least to me
> Okay, Panos wrote me back saying:
> >The comment that you are referring to is *NOT* part of the source of
> >the SIO library, because the associated code is *NOT* in the SIO
> >library and never was. Specifically, the SIO code needs the routines
> >ecvt(), fcvt(), and gcvt(), which it presumes are in the system's C
> >library.
> So it's not part of SIO.  Chuck, Jim, who would have been the one to
> integrate it into xinetd?  Looks like the lineage is now glibc -> xinetd ->
> apache rather than glibc -> SIO -> xinetd -> apache.
>         Brian
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Chuck Murcko
The Topsail Group, West Chester PA USA

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