Deprecate setjmp/longjmp? [was Re: Maybe it's time to get rid of tcpwrappers/tcpd?]

Casey Dahlin cdahlin at
Mon Apr 28 13:58:28 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 08:57:27AM -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Sun, 2014-04-27 at 23:02 +0100, Andrew Price wrote:
> > On 24/04/14 15:13, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > > We probably should make setjmp()-freeness a requirement for
> > > all code included in Fedora.
> > 
> > Would it be worth the effort, and how feasible is it anyway?
> I don't think it'd be worth the effort, and I think the burden of
> computing feasibility should rest with those who think it _is_ worth the
> effort.

Well, we could consider banning it from new packages and just let attrition
take care of the rest.

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