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bug#49660: 28.0.50; json-available-p should exist

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#49660: 28.0.50; json-available-p should exist
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 12:50:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

> No, it doesn't have to.  You could have json-available-p that simply
> tested one of json.c primitives to be fboundp, and if so, tried to
> invoke one of them on a trivial input to see if it signals an error.

That's true -- especially since they now signal a distinct error when
the library isn't available.  Pushed to Emacs 28 now.

> Alternatively, we could do this like decompress.c does: it would
> require the test for availability to be slightly more complex:
>   (and (fboundp 'json-available-p)
>        (json-available-p))
> Would that be good enough?

No, I think the -available-p predicates should always be defined.

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