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Re: [PATCH] ARM: Don't define _SYS_AUXV_H in sysdep.h
- From: Will Newton <will dot newton at linaro dot org>
- To: "Joseph S. Myers" <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: libc-alpha <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:40:35 -0700
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: Don't define _SYS_AUXV_H in sysdep.h
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On 12 September 2014 10:04, Joseph S. Myers <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Sep 2014, Will Newton wrote:
>> sysdep.h was defining _SYS_AUXV_H in order to avoid an include guard check
>> in hwcap.h. Unfortunately it didn't undefine it so it could leak out into
>> code and caused a build failure with -Wimplicit-function-declaration
>> building tst-auxv on ARM.
>> 2014-09-11 Will Newton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> * sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/arm/bits/hwcap.h: Check for
>> _LINUX_ARM_SYSDEP_H include guard too.
> Rather than referring to a guard for an internal header in an installed
> header, I think it would be better to test for _LIBC there.
This approach (testing for the sysdep.h guard) is used in sparc and
powerpc at present. Testing _LIBC would work but
stdio-common/scanf15.c and stdio-common/scanf17.c both #undef _LIBC
and break things.
Toolchain Working Group, Linaro