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Re: [PATCH] manual: drop strerror C89 compatibility note

On 03/05/2015 02:14 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> Mentioning systems that are old and don't support C89 is probably
> a waste of time nowadays.  Drop the note.
> 2015-03-05  Mike Frysinger  <>
> 	* manual/errno.texi: Delete strerror ISO C89 compatibility note.

We use node names as functions to narrow down the change scope:

	* manual/errno.texi (Error Messages): Remove ISO C89 note.

> ---
>  manual/errno.texi | 3 ---
>  1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/manual/errno.texi b/manual/errno.texi
> index 41d6639..315320d 100644
> --- a/manual/errno.texi
> +++ b/manual/errno.texi
> @@ -1361,9 +1361,6 @@ given error code; the precise text varies from system to system.  With
>  messages or embedded newlines.  Each error message begins with a capital
>  letter and does not include any terminating punctuation.
> -@strong{Compatibility Note:} The @code{strerror} function was introduced
> -in @w{ISO C89}.  Many older C systems do not support this function yet.
> -
>  @cindex program name
>  @cindex name of running program
>  Many programs that don't read input from the terminal are designed to

Agreed, it clutters the manual


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