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Re: function portability documentation

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: function portability documentation
Date: Mon, 22 May 2006 14:28:00 +0200
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Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> Inspired by Paul Eggert's new chapter about "Portable C and C++ Programming",
> I went out and collected portability notes and pitfall reminders for over
> 200 among the 1116 POSIX functions. (Attached.)

Thanks, this seems incredibly useful!

Perhaps we can write a 'glint' (pun on gnulib-lint) tool that searches
through source codes and prints out your warnings when a sub-optimal
function is used (and the gnulib improvement isn't present)...  I know
I would have use for that.


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