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