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Re: [Bug-gnulib] stdbool dependency?

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] stdbool dependency?
Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2004 17:39:25 +0200
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Paul Eggert wrote:
> This module doesn't list 'stdbool' as an explicit dependency, even
> though it uses <stdbool.h>.  I started to add that dependency, but
> it required adding a new file and I thought "Wait a minute! If
> someone is building an app  that requires C99, they won't need
> the stdbool module."

Who is writing an application that requires C99? The only such I know of
is glibc. It will take years for all compilers to support C99.

Given that it's only a few months since Emacs and GCC have switched to
assuming C89, I think we'll have to use 'stdbool' for a long time.


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