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Re: Portability of preprocessor directives

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Portability of preprocessor directives
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 19:24:47 -0500
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On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 06:58:59PM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> If the OS isn't supported by the vendor is it really necessary for new 
> releases of the tool to support such a beast.  If a hobbyist is in need 
> of an older release, so be it, let the hobbyinsts help each other. 
> Otherwise, there is this term known as ``porting'' that comes to mind.
> If you make it known that you need testing for a new release and testing 
> doesn't happen for the hobbyist, then whose problem is it, yours, I 
> think not.  Let the hobbyist test when testing is needed or else remove 
> support for the untested in the next release from the current.

I assume you're talking about Redhat, for instance.
Have to be fair, you know.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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