[Trisquel-devel] [PATCH] Use free snprintf implementation, fixes issue #10713

Legimet legimet.calc at gmail.com
Fri May 30 20:06:29 CEST 2014

Also it doesn't include the whole nonfree code. That's not how patches work.
It just shows the differences between files. The bulk of that is the copyright 
notice. The rest is just short code snippets, mainly.


On Friday, May 30, 2014 05:16:46 PM Michał Masłowski wrote:
> > This is a patch for using a free snprintf implementation in
> > sane-backends. Thanks
> > to spotrh from Fedora for providing the patch.
> The patch seems to include the whole nonfree code, making it have the
> same licensing issue as the original code.
> Do we need snprintf in this package when glibc provides it?  Wouldn't
> changing the package to fail build if the system has no snprintf and use
> the OS-provided function be simpler?
> If not, use "rm" to remove the old file and add the new one instead of
> patching the nonfree one.
> (I'm not a Trisquel developer.)

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