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Re: GRUB2 and argp

From: M. Gerards
Subject: Re: GRUB2 and argp
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2004 14:12:05 +0100
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Quoting Jeroen Dekkers <address@hidden>:

> > > Can it be changed with more standart (AFAIK) getopt_long instead?
> The getopt_long interface is just as non-standard as the argp
> interface. FreeBSD has the getopt_long function, but it's not totally
> compatible AFAIK.

Oh, I assumed when I wrote this mail it was standard, I was mistaken about
that.  Thanks for pointing that out.
> > Right, I used that in pupa-emu.  I will fix that so that can be compiled
> > on BSDs as well.  Are here any other problems?
> The conclusion was to just put argp in GRUB 2, right? We can just
> take it from gnulib.

Yes, sure.  I think this is the right fix.  We have to do that anyway if we
want GRUB 2 to work on more systems. (For example, if there will be an alpha
port we *might* want to consider porting GRUB 2 to the UNIX version for DEC)


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