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Re: ARGP: Recent versions do not define OPTION_NO_TRANS

From: Robert Hairgrove
Subject: Re: ARGP: Recent versions do not define OPTION_NO_TRANS
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:54:10 +0000 (UTC)
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Eric Blake <eblake <at> redhat.com> writes:

> On 12/12/2014 05:08 AM, Robert Hairgrove wrote:
> > Using glibc-2.15, the copyright notice in argp.h goes up to 2009, yet the
> > symbol OPTION_NO_TRANS is not defined there (and presumably not processed by
> > any of the argp code).
> > 
> > Was this removed again sometime later?
> OPTION_NO_TRANS is still in gnulib.  What is more likely is that no one
> has ever backported the gnulib enhancement to glibc, so you may be
> better off asking on the glibc lists why they haven't picked up
> enhancements that gnulib found to be useful, so that gnulib can quit
> diverging from glibc.

Thank you!

As someone who has only recently delved into the fascinating world of OSS, I
am only now learning that there are many such differences e.g. between
gnulib and glibc.

Can you please suggest an appropriate newsgroup for such glibc-related
posts? I couldn't find one on gmane after a bit of quick searching.

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