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Re: final argp patch


Paul Eggert <eggert@CS.UCLA.EDU> writes:

> Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com> writes:
>
>> I'm not going to put any ELIDE_CODE kind of patches in until I hear it
>> verified that gnulib is using the verbatim glibc sources for these files.
>
> gnulib is using argp verbatim.  However, I'd rather we didn't install
> ELIDE_CODE patches into glibc and gnulib, as the basic idea is a hack
> left over from the days when people didn't use Autoconf.  We should be
> able to modify gnulib to handle this problem automatically, without
> needing ELIDE_CODE.

I agree it would be nice to get rid of ELIDE_CODE, if possible.

> Simon, this sort of Autoconf automation is already being done for
> alloca and for fnmatch.  Can you please look into doing it for argp
> too?

I will, thanks for the pointers.

Libc folks: ignore the ELIDE_CODE patch.  The previous patch that
fixed portability problems, and has been installed, is still required,
as far as I understand.

Thanks,
Simon


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