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Re: [bug-gnulib] New GNULIB glob module?


From: Derek Price
Subject: Re: [bug-gnulib] New GNULIB glob module?
Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 13:24:41 -0400
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Paul Eggert wrote:

>Derek Price <address@hidden> writes:
>
>  
>
>>I chose the _SYS_CDEFS_H route since it seemed simplest to me, though I
>>chose to name the macro `MISSING_SYS_CDEFS_H'.
>>    
>>
>
>Sorry, that's not right, since it fails in the following scenario:
>
>  #define MISSING_SYS_CDEFS_H 27
>  #include <glob.h>
>
>in an ordinary program that is not using gnulib, but is using glibc.
>MISSING_SYS_CDEFS_H is part of the user's namespace, and should not affect
>how <glob.h> works.
>
>Let's just use _SYS_CDEFS_H.  We can then remove all mention of
>MISSING_SYS_CDEFS_H from glob_.h and undo the most recent change to
>glob.m4.  This should be OK: if we run into some non-glibc that has
>this problem it will probably use some other include file anyway.
>  
>

Fair enough, but why undo the change to glob.m4?  Shouldn't I just
change the target of the AC_DEFINE from MISSING_SYS_CDEFS_H to _SYS_CDEFS_H?

Regards,

Derek





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