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Re: [Bug-gnulib] strncasecmp and AIX

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] strncasecmp and AIX
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 18:14:22 +0100
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Karl Berry wrote:
> does every single system have exactly
> the same declaration of strncasecmp?

So far, yes.

> I always feel much better about such things to use the system
> declaration if present.

Agreed. But if the declaration is in a stone-age file like <strings.h>,
and only on one system (AIX), I feel safe also without this declaration.

> In the past, there have been major headaches
> with conflicting declarations of system functions.

In the past, we also had major headaches with unstandardized stuff brought
in by #includes of too many files. (E.g. the #include <wchar.h> a week ago.)


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