[jjohnstn@cygnus.com: Re: cygwin/newlib types patchs]

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue Mar 27 19:55:00 GMT 2001


On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 01:46:15PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>> What is cygwin-dependent?  Doesn't it make sense to keep everything in
>> one place, even if you have to "#ifdef __CYGWIN__"?
>
>No. The cygwin-classes and internals aren't newlib specific. The
>external interfaces are newlib-specific. As an example, if Mumit picks
>up his glibc port, the cygwin-classes will stay the same, but the glibc
>externals will be needed. Hopefully those external interfaces are posix
>standard and there's no difference :]

Can you give me an example?

cgf
(Btw, I've redirected this to cygwin-developers)



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