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Re: Missing includes for uint8_t type in lzlib.h

From: Michał Górny
Subject: Re: Missing includes for uint8_t type in lzlib.h
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 17:15:29 +0100
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On Thu, 2022-11-24 at 17:16 +0100, Antonio Diaz Diaz wrote:
> Hello Michał,
> Michał Górny wrote:
> > The lzlib.h header installed by lzlib uses the uint8_t type, yet doesn't
> > include <stdint.h>.  As a result, programs using it fail to compile
> > unless they happen to include <stdint.h>  prior to <lzlib.h>,
> Thank you very much for reporting this.
> It is the responsibility of the program using lzlib to include some header 
> that declares the type 'uint8_t'. 'lzlib.h' can be used by C and C++ 
> programs, and therefore it must not impose a choice of header on the 
> program. AFAIK, there are at least 4 headers to choose from: 'stdint.h', 
> 'cstdint', 'inttypes.h', and 'cinttypes'.
> I'll document in the manual and in 'lzlib.h' itself the need of including 
> one of those headers before including 'lzlib.h'.

Thanks, updating the documentation makes sense.  I'll pass this on.

Best regards,
Michał Górny

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