Re: [dev] [PATCH] Add compatibility for OpenBSD in tar

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:29:23 +0200

On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 09:19:41AM -0400, Galos, David wrote:
> > OpenBSD defines strlcpy function, and the declaration is a bit different
> > of the static declartion found in tar.c. The duplication of symbol name
> > with different type (one extern and other static, one returning int and
> > the other returning size_t) caused tar couldn't compile in OpenBSD.
> Since nothing else in sbase makes use of strlcpy I don't think that it's
> worth librarizing like this. I did it for consistency in `archive`, as I
> populated the Header. It might be better for now to just call it strlmov,
> or define a macro STRLCPY.

If we are going to use only in this file then maybe is better use the snprintf

Roberto E. Vargas Caballero
Received on Fri Jul 19 2013 - 16:29:23 CEST

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