Patch: revert uc_malloc use in des.c
vda.linux at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 8 14:15:46 UTC 2008
On Sunday 08 June 2008 15:35, Bernd Schmidt wrote:
> - reverting it adds back 70k BSS to libcrypt, but I expect not too many
> programs link with it, and those that do are likely to need the data
Actually, there is one program which you use a lot too. It's busybox.
busybox, if compiled with sulogin, passwd and/or login applet,
will require additional 70k of RAM for EVERY applet started
(crond, inetd, httpd, klogd, syslogd, udhcpd, init, to name
a few long-running ones) on NOMMU machine.
klogd and syslogd are even run on blackfin board
in standard image I have here.
> To summarize, as it exists now the code is less robust than it used to
> be (especially on nommu systems). Are there any objections if I apply
> the patch below (which reverts revision 19342)?
I want to ask you to respond to my reply when you were asking
that question before.
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