Why __getline and not just getline?

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Thu Jul 7 10:32:00 GMT 2005


can anybody tell me why the getline and getdelim functions are
double-underscored (__getline, __getdelim) and not just exported
as getline and getdelim as in glibc?  Would it hurt to change this?


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Project Co-Leader
Red Hat, Inc.

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