Marco atzeri
Tue Sep 20 09:38:00 GMT 2011

On 9/19/2011 10:43 AM, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> I'd like to use argp[1] in a Cygwin program, but I see that it's not
> implemented in Cygwin.  The catgets and cpio packages have apparently
> imported it statically into their source, and advice on the net is to
> import their implementations.
> Is there a particular reason that argp isn't available in Cygwin, or has it
> just never been important enough for someone to bring it in?  Would people
> be receptive to having it available as a separate package, say libargp?
> [1]

newlib has the argp implementation only for linux

a general implementation will benefit cygwin


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