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Re: Proper Conditionals for POSIX CX and XSI
- From: Joel Sherrill <Joel dot Sherrill at OARcorp dot com>
- To: Mike Frysinger <vapier at gentoo dot org>
- Cc: "newlib at sourceware dot org" <newlib at sourceware dot org>, "Joseph S. Myers" <joseph at codesourcery dot com>, "Yaakov (Cygwin/X)" <yselkowitz at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 03:58:05 -0500
- Subject: Re: Proper Conditionals for POSIX CX and XSI
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Thanks! That certainly clarifies things. Now I just need to get to coding. :)
We had a student working on adding restrict but he was working from home mostly. I need to get back with him now that he is back in school and start reviewing and submitting his patches.
Mike Frysinger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Thursday 18 July 2013 12:01:20 Joel Sherrill wrote:
> I am trying to write the rules to give to a future volunteer which
> may or may not be me.
> Is it possible to get group consensus on the conditionals which reflect
> each of the columns in the API tables for SUS V4?
i think POSIX dictates the defines and their values already. like here:
> I am having trouble seeing how each API standard doesn't correspond
> to a single conditional or maybe a POSIX standard range. And if it
> was required by K&R or C89 or XXX, then it is unconditional.
iiuc, when POSIX adds things, there's no guarantees that it adds everything at
once from a specific external spec, or at the same time. or when things get
removed. so different spec versions can yield a different feature set.