vapier at gentoo.org
Sat Sep 12 12:11:04 UTC 2009
On Friday 11 September 2009 19:52:09 Rob Landley wrote:
> My question is what standards is uClibc built against? C99 has been out
> for a decade, and C89 (ala "ANSI C") has been out for 20 years, but the
> readpath.c code starts with:
> #ifdef __STDC__
> char *realpath(const char *path, char got_path)
> char *realpath(path, got_path)
> const char *path;
> char got_path;
> Kernighan and Ritchie prototypes? From 1978? Really?
> Is that honestly still necessary? I'm attempting to deal with the fact
> that the 2.6 kernel series hasn't really got a PATH_MAX anymore, can I
> clean this out too while I'm there?
this is just code that no one has touched because it hasnt been a problem.
but no, we do not require support of these old prototype styles. if someone
were to remove it, that's perfectly fine.
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