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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 19:46:58 +0200
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> On 05/22/2012 05:45 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
>> I wonder if the 'extensions' module should add a -U_POSIX_SOURCE to
>> CFLAGS on platforms where defining _POSIX_SOURCE is known to disable
>> useful extensions.
> Typically it's not a good idea to second-guess users if they explicitly
> put something into CFLAGS.  The need here does not seem to be great,
> so it's probably better to leave things alone.

I agree -- if someone wants to build a project using -D_POSIX_SOURCE
that should be possible.


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