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Re: [PATCH] AC_HEADER_MAJOR: Probe <sys/sysmacros.h> first

From: Florian Weimer
Subject: Re: [PATCH] AC_HEADER_MAJOR: Probe <sys/sysmacros.h> first
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 14:28:13 +0100
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* Zack Weinberg:

> On Thu, Nov 24, 2022, at 2:16 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> And fix the header name in the documentation.
>> Probing <sys/sysmacros.h> first avoids triggering spurious undeclared
>> function errors.  The error is harmless, but is a distraction when
>> looking at build differences.
> Hm, does this just trade spurious errors on platforms that provide
> sys/sysmacros.h for spurious errors on platforms that provide
> sys/mkdev.h?

It does.  But I don't expect platforms with <sys/mkdev.h> to contribute
to the C99 porting effort. 8-)


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