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Re: [PATCH] libc-compat.h for <bits/fcntl-linux.h>
- From: Eric Neblock <ceneblock at member dot fsf dot org>
- To: Zack Weinberg <zackw at panix dot com>
- Cc: GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Mon, 9 May 2016 08:02:11 -0500
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] libc-compat.h for <bits/fcntl-linux.h>
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On 05/09/2016 07:53 AM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> On Mon, May 9, 2016 at 8:52 AM, Eric Neblock <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 05/09/2016 07:47 AM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>>> Rather than this approach, why not have the glibc header include the
>>> uapi header and rely on its definitions? This might need to be
>>> conditional on a sufficiently new version of the uapi header being
>>> available, but it is more future-proof.
>> My only concern with that would be if someone is compiling for BSD,
>> Solaris, Cygwin, or some other *nix.
> In that case, sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/bits/fcntl-linux.h will not be
> used at all.
Just for my own sanity, I rechecked the INSTALL file of glibc and Linux
headers are required.
I'll update the patch shortly.