[RFA]: Adding sysconf values to libc/include/sys/unistd.h

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Oct 25 10:30:00 GMT 2000

On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 10:06:32AM -0500, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Not if it breaks backwards compatibility, IMO.
>RTEMS has no backward compatability issues on the values of the
>constants.  Make them what they have to be and RTEMS will
>deal with the change.  
>I repeat -- RTEMS tries to be standard -- we do not want to
>have special configurations or deviate.  If the constants
>are all there, we don't care what the values are.  We just
>want them defined coherently and efficiently. :)
>So if changing the numbers makes them compatable with Cygwin
>or Solaris or whatever, change them.  If they are defined,
>we would prefer to use them from libc/include.

I was referring to backwards compatibility with anything that
is using the constants.  Cygwin is one thing.  I don't know
if anything else is using them.

The best way to handle this is for you to submit a patch.  That
should make it clear what is changing and what is not.


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