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[Bug-gnulib] Re: final argp patch

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: [Bug-gnulib] Re: final argp patch
Date: 04 Oct 2003 14:50:59 -0700
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Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:

> if an application is written for argp 1 and glibc is changed in an
> incompatible way, I cannot see any way the (old) argp code in gnulib
> that is shipped with an application could detect this.

If you want it to depend on a version number in an include file, you
can have argp.m4 try to compile something like this program:

#include <gnu-versions.h>
  #error "system argp interface is too old"

If it doesn't compile, then either the system lacks argp, or its
interface is too old.

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