[PATCH 2/2] ctype: use less short names in public header
Tue Nov 30 12:18:27 GMT 2021
On 09/11/21 19:18 -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>On 09 Nov 2021 12:38, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Nov 8 20:24, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>> > We're seeing a build failure in GNU sim code which is using _P locally
>> > but the ctype.h define clashes with it. Rename these to use the same
>> > symbols that glibc does. They're a bit more verbose, but seems likely
>> > that we'll have fewer conflicts if glibc isn't seeing them.
>> Mixing newlib and glibc? That's just a typo, I guess?
>i meant glibc here. these are the same symbol names that glibc is using,
>and it's not seeing conflicts in the wider ecosystem. so if they aren't
>seeing issues, it's likely newlib won't either if it uses the same names.
There's a reason you don't see conflicts with those names:
They are reserved names, just like _P.
Any user code that conflicts with those names has a bug and needs
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