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Re: Override with -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=0 as workaround allowed?

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On Tuesday 10 January 2012 11:25:39 Robert Scheck wrote:
> Hello Tom,
>
> On Mon, 09 Jan 2012, Tom Lane wrote:
> > I think the reason this hasn't been complained of too much is that
> > it's generally better to use poll(2) instead of select(2) if your
> > program can have a lot of file descriptors open.  Have the Zarafa
> > developers considered offering a poll()-based option?
>
> I have taken that topic already to Zarafa, more than void was not yet
> returned, however there is an internal developer meeting this week, I
> think.
>
> Even if they decide to rewrite the code, it's not done immediately and
> non-paid code rewrites maybe also take some time, it's similar like at
> RHEL vs. subscription, if I'm allowed to compare.
>
> Would -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=0 be acceptable until the code is rewritten?

If you prefer undefined behavior over valid assertion failure, then yes.

Kamil
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