[PATCH] Adding wcs* and wmem* in libc/string.

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Fri Sep 6 13:40:00 GMT 2002

On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 04:25:50AM +0200, KJK::Hyperion wrote:
>At 03.03 03/09/2002, you wrote:
>>and the gnu-win32 package from Paul Sokolovsky and a package from
>>"Mikey" and...  Neither of these is based on newlib but you're hardly
>>the second person to think about doing this.
>I should have put "second" it in quotes, it was meant to be an ironic
>reply to the parent message's remark that Cygwin is "the only Unix
>environment based on Windows" ("based on newlib" doesn't make much
>sense to me - isn't the "environment" just the syscall layer, and the C
>runtime just a commodity?  or at least, it should be...)

Sorry but I don't understand the distinction.  If you want to change
"based on" to "using" maybe that will make things clearer.

>>Of course, I admit to some bias in this area.
>Same here, of course

Actually, in retrospect, I think I let my bias influence my email too much.
There is no way that I should be opposed to making things more general and
less "cygwin specific".  Not relying on things like #ifdef __CYGWIN__ is
always a good thing.

So, for the record, you're right.  I'm wrong.

Just wanted to set the record straight.


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