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Re: use of -fno-common on Darwin

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: use of -fno-common on Darwin
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 14:08:15 +0100
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Paul Eggert wrote:
> "Peter O'Gorman" <address@hidden> writes:
> > getprogname(3), if it exists, can be used as well as other
> > alternatives (e.g. argv[0]).
> Thanks, I wasn't aware of the BSD getprogname until now.

Me too.

> How about this proposal?
> * Change the progname module to use the BSD getprogname naming
>   convention.  No sense reinventing the wheel.  That way, programs can
>   simply use the system-defined functions on BSD.
> * Rewrite the other gnulib code to use the new convention.
> * Ask gnulib users to switch to the new convention.

Yes, that's the most sensible thing to do. If there are no objections,
I will change the 'progname' module accordingly.


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