memmem issues

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Jan 11 09:48:00 GMT 2008

On Jan 10 21:20, Eric Blake wrote:
> According to Corinna Vinschen on 12/20/2007 3:11 AM:
> | Using one of them is certainly not a licensing violation since all code
> | examples are more or less the published examples from well-known
> | textbooks (Knuth, Sedgewick, et al.).  Given that, I don't think you're
> | actually "tainted".  An actual implementation would be much better than
> | a forlorn comment in an unimpressive file in some subdirectory.
> I took you up on that, and submitted an even better implementation to the
> newlib list, shared among memmem, strstr, and strcasestr
> (Knuth-Morris-Pratt and Boyer-Moore both require memory allocation, but
> not Two-Way).  If Jeff gives the go-ahead for newlib, then we'll need to
> delete cygwin's copy of

Cool, thanks for doing this.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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