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Re: getdelim: use SIZE_MAX from stdint.h

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: getdelim: use SIZE_MAX from stdint.h
Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 14:21:11 +0200
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Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> Simon Josefsson wrote:
>> The getdelim module already implicitly depends on stdint
> I don't think it did. 'realloc-posix' depends on stdlib, not stdint.
> So what you added is a new dependency.

The stdlib module depends on stdint.

> Some people, like Sam Steingold, want to minimize dependencies in gnulib.
> Especially towards module 'stdint', which makes a lot of configure checks.
> 3 lines of easy #ifdef code versus a dependency - it's a call of judgement.

I agree with this concern, but to start address it, the first thing that
needs to be solved is to remove the dependency on stdint in stdlib.  But
I'm not sure that is desirable.


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