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Re: final argp patch
Paul Eggert <eggert@CS.UCLA.EDU> writes:
> Roland McGrath <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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.