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Re: stdbool.h with AIX C-compiler

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: stdbool.h with AIX C-compiler
Date: Sat, 17 May 2008 10:03:24 +0100

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 10:02 AM, James Youngman <address@hidden> wrote:
> (Note, switched from nug-gnulib to bug-findutils)

This time, actually switching (bug-gnulib in BCC)...

> On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 11:57 AM, Heinrich Mislik
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> [snip: gnulib bug report]
>> I came across this, when the -iregex option of find didn't work
>> (behaves like -regex). The above test-program reflects the situation
>> in line 778 of regcomp.c:
>>  err = re_string_construct (&regexp, pattern, length, preg-translate,
>>                              syntax & RE_ICASE, dfa);
>> syntax & RE_ICASE implicitly casted to bool always give false.
>> I don't think, that the compliler is in error. Casting 256 to signed
>> char gives 0 and therefor false. So simply replacing _Bool with
>> signed char gives wrong results. This may happen with other compilers
>> as well.
> Thanks for reporting this problem.    Could you verify please that
> this problem causes "make check" to fail on your system?   You may
> need to install DegaGnu in order to run the tests.
> Thanks,
> James.

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