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From: Akim Demaille
Subject: `exit'
Date: 19 Jul 2002 11:04:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) XEmacs/21.4 (Honest Recruiter)

Index: ChangeLog
from  Akim Demaille  <address@hidden>

        * doc/autoconf.texi (Function Portability): `exit'.

Index: doc/autoconf.texi
RCS file: /cvsroot/autoconf/autoconf/doc/autoconf.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.644
diff -u -u -r1.644 autoconf.texi
--- doc/autoconf.texi 19 Jul 2002 08:40:00 -0000 1.644
+++ doc/autoconf.texi 19 Jul 2002 09:00:42 -0000
@@ -3382,6 +3382,12 @@
 additions.  Please help us keeping it as complete as possible.
 @table @asis
address@hidden @code{exit}
address@hidden @fuindex exit
+Did you know that, on some older hosts, @code{exit} returns @code{int}?
+This is because @code{exit} predates @code{void}, and there was a long
+tradition of it returning @code{int}.
 @item @code{snprintf}
 @c @fuindex snprintf
 @prindex @code{snprintf}

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