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RE: Cygwin and getsubopt
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 16:47:19 -0000
- Subject: RE: Cygwin and getsubopt
Chris Taylor wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 03:04:01PM +0530, Vijay Kiran Kamuju wrote:
>>> I could see getsubopt declaration in the unistd.h
>>> but in unix/linux its defined in stdlib.h
>>> i have also noticed that cygwin1.dll does not have that function
>>> implemented. as strings cygwin1.dll as of the 20060105 snapshot debug
>>> version did
>>> not give any results for the string getsubopt.
>>> Its well supported in all of the unices, i dont know how we missed on
>> *wring fingers, cackle insanely, lightening flashes in background*
> *spellcheckers cringe* ? ;)
> Vijay: you shouldn't expect something to be in cygwin just because all
> the other unix derivatives you've used have it..
> Cygwin aims for POSIX compliance, and it's an ongoing project to get
> there.. These things take time.. I'm sure that this applies:
Patch already posted. Newlib already implements it, so it was just a matter
of exporting it.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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