Re: [PATCH] Portability fixes
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On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 02:52:03PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote: > On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 02:28:33PM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote: > > On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 09:21:59PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote: > > > Hi all, > > > the attached patches deal with a number of issues: > > > - defining and undefining _POSIX_SOURCE is evil, it has side-effects > > > behond the just included header. pkgsrc hasn't hit issues with this and > > > is getting modular Xorg testing on a number of platforms. > > > - use real configure checks for a number of reentrant functions. > > > > > > This patches has been tested at least on DragonFly, NetBSD, HP-UX and > > > AIX. > > > > NAK. Those complex paths are there for a reason, and removing them will > > break either or both of glibc and Solaris libc. > > So make them conditional on Linux or Solaris. Breaking other systems is > a bad excuse for that practise. I appreciate your enthusiasm, but that only really worsens the mess.
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