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RE: Patch: windows-NT/config.h.in.in


From: Conrad T. Pino
Subject: RE: Patch: windows-NT/config.h.in.in
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 15:16:27 -0700

Hi Derek,

> From: Derek Price [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2005 14:45
> 
> Without knowing enough about Windows to know if you got all those
> settings exactly right for Windows, it looks good, except I think it
> unlikely that the Windows glob function will implement all the GNU
> semantics.  I don't think CVS uses anything GNU specific, at that, but
> it might be safer to leave that one enabled, GLOB is sufficiently
> complicated that I might be suprised if Windows even implemented the
> POSIX glob semantics.

I'm confused.

Windows doesn't have a "glob" function and no "glob.h" file either.

I didn't set

        File windows-NT\config.h.in.in:
        352     #define HAVE_GLOB_H 1

recently.

> That means you may need to compile lib/glob.c if you aren't already.

This was done I suppose some time ago and certainly not I recently.

====================================================================

My patch drops "GLOB_PREFIX" because "windows-NT/mkconfig.pl" was
saying it's gone from root "config.h.in" and grep confirms it no
longer occurs *anywhere* in the tree except for:

H:\cvs-1.12>grep -dn GLOB_PREFIX *.*
File lib\ChangeLog:
190             use of defined _LIBC with !defined GLOB_PREFIX.  Restore some 
GLIBC

H:\cvs-1.12>

====================================================================

> Regards,

Ditto,

> Derek

Conrad





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