Jeff Johnston jjohnstn@redhat.com
Thu May 22 23:43:00 GMT 2008

Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 09:07:21PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> I really don't want to be a wet blanket here but I'm worried about
>> changing something as fundamental as strchr based on one simple test
>> program and the assurances of a programmer that everything is fine.
>> It really seems to me that there should be proven optimized versions
>> of these functions floating around which don't rely on more tweaking
>> in May of 2008.
>> I know that Eric is an exceptional programmer but I hope that more
>> people will be doing a sanity check on this code.  This is not a
>> function that can have bugs.
> is newlib subject to any sort of (automated) regression testing?
No, not by newlib directly.  IIRC, Cygwin does nightly testing with 
newlib and gnu tools test using Plumhall.  I give Cygwin regressions top 
priority and if the fix isn't obvious, the change gets backed out.

-- Jeff J.

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