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Re: [PATCH] Remove obsolete, never-implemented XSI STREAMS declarations
On Feb 26 2019, Florian Weimer <email@example.com> wrote:
> * Andreas Schwab:
>> On Feb 26 2019, Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> * Andreas Schwab:
>>>> Are there plans to remove the STREAMS option from future POSIX
>>> I think all the interfaces are tagged OB, which is described as:
>>> | [OB] [Option Start] Obsolescent [Option End]
>>> | The functionality described may be removed in a future version of this
>>> | volume of POSIX.1-2017. Strictly Conforming POSIX Applications and
>>> | Strictly Conforming XSI Applications shall not use obsolescent
>>> | features.
>>> | Where applicable, the material is identified by use of the OB margin
>>> | legend.
>>> To me, this suggests that a plan to remove them exists.
>> The question is, how concrete is the plan?
> Why do you think the plans regarding removal from POSIX matter?
Just another data point.
Andreas Schwab, SUSE Labs, email@example.com
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