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Re: [PATCH 2/2] Modernize AC_INCLUDES_DEFAULT and friends.

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] Modernize AC_INCLUDES_DEFAULT and friends.
Date: Fri, 31 May 2013 11:23:31 -0600
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On 05/30/2013 03:19 PM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>  * lib/autoconf/headers.m4 (_AC_INCLUDES_DEFAULT_REQUIREMENTS):
>    Include stddef.h, stdlib.h, and string.h unconditionally.
>    Don't include strings.h or memory.h at all.

strings.h is still a standardized header, its just that the standards
assigned it very little content.

> +- AC_INCLUDES_DEFAULT has been streamlined.  It now assumes that
> +  ISO C90 headers are available unconditionally (stddef.h, stdio.h,
> +  stdlib.h, string.h) and does not use pre-standard headers at all
> +  (memory.h, strings.h).

Therefore, this NEWS entry needs to be tweaked for accuracy (only
memory.h is pre-standard), which may also mean tweaking your code.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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