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Re: gnulib *.h files require config,h

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: gnulib *.h files require config,h
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2007 11:42:37 -0700
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Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> The proposal is therefore to make gnulib's replacement headers independent
> of config.h, as far as possible:
>   - Use some @restrict@ instead of using restrict that is defined by config.h,
>   - For all types defined by AC_TYPE_MODE_T, AC_TYPE_OFF_T, AC_TYPE_PID_T, 
> etc.
>     copy the definition of that type into the header file that needs it,
>     rather than assuming that config.h defined it.

Thanks, that proposal seems like an improvement to me.

This area is a hassle, and will still be a hassle even if the proposal
is implemented, but I can't think of a better idea (at least, not
without a lot more work...).

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