Make string.h strsignal prototype return const char *

Hans-Peter Nilsson
Fri Jan 21 19:21:00 GMT 2005

> Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 13:52:22 -0500
> From: Jeff Johnston <>

> An alternative to your solution would be to move the strsignal declaration out 
> of string.h and into a new libc/sys/linux/sys/string.h.  Have string.h #include 
> <sys/string.h>.  In libc/include/sys/string.h have a placeholder comment.  With 
> the exception of sys/config.h I'm not too keen on having linux-only stuff in 
> shared header files, especially since libc/sys/linux overrides many headers 
> already to avoid this mess.

That does seem like a cleaner solution.

> If I put this together, would you be willing to try it out?


brgds, H-P

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