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Re: AW: bash 2.05a on HP-UX 11.00 requires patch

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: AW: bash 2.05a on HP-UX 11.00 requires patch
Date: 22 Nov 2001 15:37:06 +0100
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Austermuehle Stephan <address@hidden> writes:

|> Andreas,
|> well, at the moment (HP-UX 11.X) strtold(3C) definitively returns the type
|> long_double. In the release notes HP states that they will change the return
|> type to long double one day. Meanwhile HP-UX users need a work-around to get
|> the bash running. I hope that HP makes this function conforming to the
|> standard soon, but I think we won't see this in HP-UX 11.00, or 11i.

Well, then there needs to be a autoconf check for this stupid bug, and
strtold must be assumed to not exist in this case.


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