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Re: strtof is not defined anymore in std=c++11

On 02/04/2013 20:19, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr  2 20:10, Jon TURNEY wrote:
>> On 02/04/2013 13:00, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> On Apr  2 12:37, Laurent Alfonsi wrote:
>>>> The strtof function is now rejected when selecting the gcc C++11
>>>> standard option.
>>>> This regression has been introduced in this patch
>>>> J.Turney patch is fine regarding the C standard side, but when using
>>>> from C++ :
>>>>     $ cat a.cpp
>>>>     #include <cstdlib>
>>>>     float  f(const char *s, char **endptr) {
>>>>       return strtof(s, endptr);
>>>>     }
>>>> It fails with the message :
>>>>     $ g++ -std=c++11 a.cpp
>>>>     a.cpp: In function 'float f(const char*, char**)':
>>>>     a.cpp:3:30: error: 'strtof' was not declared in this scope
>>>> Whereas this function strtof is well included in the cstdlib header
>>>> file defined in C++11 ISO.
>>>> Please advice.
>>> Not sure.  Enabling c++11 implies defining __STRICT_ANSI__ with gcc.
>>> Maybe we have to add something like this to the #if's guarding the
>>> declarations:
>>>   || (defined (__cplusplus) && __cplusplus >= 201103L)
>> Yes.  I think that all of the protoypes I touched: strtof(), strtoll(),
>> strtoull() and strtold() need this attention.
>> As currently written, it doesn't test if __STDC_VERSION__ is defined (and so
>> uses the assumed value of 0 when compiling C++), so do we actually need to
>> test if __cplusplus is defined?
>> Would you like me to write a patch?
> That would be nice!


$ g++ c99-stdlib-test.cpp -std=c++03 -Werror=implicit-function-declaration
c99-stdlib-test.cpp: In function âint main()â:
c99-stdlib-test.cpp:5:27: error: âstrtollâ was not declared in this scope
   strtoll("1234", NULL , 0);
c99-stdlib-test.cpp:6:27: error: âstrtoullâ was not declared in this scope
   strtoull("1234", NULL, 0);
c99-stdlib-test.cpp:7:22: error: âstrtofâ was not declared in this scope
   strtof("1234", NULL);

$ g++ c99-stdlib-test.cpp -std=c++11 -Werror=implicit-function-declaration


2013-04-09  Jon TURNEY  <>

	* libc/include/stdlib.h (strtof, strtoll, strtoull, strtold): Also
	prototype if C++11 or later

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