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Re: what is the use of defining __CYGWIN__ variable?
- From: Eric Blake <ebb9 at byu dot net>
- To: The Cygwin-Talk Maiming List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 07:09:44 -0600
- Subject: Re: what is the use of defining __CYGWIN__ variable?
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According to Dave Korn on 3/26/2007 6:36 AM:
> On 26 March 2007 13:32, Eric Blake wrote:
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>> According to neo napster on 3/26/2007 5:48 AM:
>>> I want to Know what is use of defining
>>> __CYGWIN__ variable.
>> Nothing, since no cygwin code depends on the environment variable
> Say, do you suppose we're actually talking about a predefined preprocessor
> symbol in the compiler?
He* didn't really say, but even then, I'd like to see any cygwin source
code that #defines __CYGWIN__ rather than letting it be predefined :)
*she? Sometimes it annoys me when people hide behind gender-neutral
pseudonyms like "neo" - are they too ashamed of themselves to admit that
they have a real name?
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org
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