Re: [dev] Suckless remote shell?

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2013 22:35:58 +0100

> > The ugly hacks
> > like longjmp and varargs make it bad.
> longjmp() is kinda hacky, granted (for instance, setjmp() can only be
> used portably in a small number of contexts), but varargs? What's bad

If you are used to code in assembler you know where and how you have to
use longjmp. If people don't know it, it is not a longjmp problem, is it
a problem of the people.

Roberto E. Vargas Caballero
'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'
(Doug McIlroy)
In Other Words - Don't design like polkit or systemd
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