[patch] remove atoff

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius@rtems.org
Fri Aug 26 16:42:00 GMT 2011

On 08/26/2011 06:02 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Aug 26 15:44, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'd like to propose to remove "atoff" from newlib.
>> AFAICT, it's not covered by any current standard, I am aware about
>> nor can I find it implemented in Linux, FreeBSD or NetBSD.
> It's exported by Cygwin, so we should keep it for backward compatibility.

Face it. No modern OS uses it, many of them probably never supported it.
=> Hardly any portable SW will rely on it.

"keeping a function just because Cygwin exports it", to me reads as 
"Cygwin is a blocker to progress" in newlib - This attitude of yours 
needs to change.


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