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Old 4th November 2014
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Reading The Whats New Portion Of OpenBSD 5.6 (website)

"Use standard routines from the C library (malloc, strdup, snprintf...) instead of rolling our own, sometimes badly. "

above statement was observed.

Does anyone know what was affected by the above statement in General ?
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You've missed a lot of very public discussion.

A précis of the changes and reasoning can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LibreSSL#Changes
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Oh, yes. Here's an hour of Bob Beck presenting on LibreSSL at BSDCan. I found it very helpful!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnBbhXBDmwU
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You've missed a lot of very public discussion.

A précis of the changes and reasoning can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LibreSSL#Changes
So most important references relate to SSL (libreSSL) ?
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http://www.openbsd.org/56.html

You asked, specifically, about the 7th bullet item in a list of 20 bullet items under the heading "LibreSSL".
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Interesting and Informative http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnBbhXBDmwU
Thanks Jiggimi

That ref could can be added with many others to answer the question
people ask

"Why OpenBSD"?
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"Why OpenBSD?"
Why not?
Different strokes for different folks.
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