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Re: avoid non termination of ./configure

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: avoid non termination of ./configure
Date: Fri, 13 May 2016 13:08:17 -0600
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On 05/13/2016 10:55 AM, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos wrote:
>> Thanks for catching that. Shouldn't the fixed versions call _Exit,
>> not 
>> _exit? The former is defined by the C standard and the latter is
>> not. 
>> The relevant modules can depend on the _Exit module, to support
>> older 
>> platforms that lack _Exit.
> I used _exit() because there were already modules using that call. I
> think it would be an overkill to introduce the _Exit dependency.

The doc/posix-functions/_*xit*.texi files mention that many platforms
(some relatively modern) still lack _Exit(), but didn't mention any
modern platforms that lack _exit()

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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