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Re: Is IRIX 6.5 obsolete?

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: Is IRIX 6.5 obsolete?
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 14:21:49 +0200
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Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Simon,
>> I have reverted the strdup and select patch, and I'll treat
>> this as a user error.
> It was a user error. But the select.c patch was good: it fixed an
> earlier-undetected mistake (that would have likely been a compilation
> error on Interix).

However Interix probably made NULL available through the sys/select.h
header so it worked, assuming someone tested the Interix code.  I
usually prefer to patch based on actual bug reports rather than
guessing.  I wouldn't be opposed to re-adding that part though.


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