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Re: popen binary mode patch

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: popen binary mode patch
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 16:29:10 -0700
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According to Bruce Korb on 2/22/2010 3:50 PM:
>> The question, though, is whether cygwin's extension is useful enough to
>> push on all platforms.  Gnulib tends to favor glibc extensions rather than
>> cygwin extensions.  In other words, it is hard to justify replacing a
>> glibc function that is perfectly standards-compliant.
> My philosophy is slightly different.  I prefer to go with whatever it is
> that makes life easier for programming to multiple platforms.


We'll see if others agree with your argument, or whether it is just
simpler to fix the caller.  I'd prefer to wait for some feedback from the
glibc folks before doing anything in gnulib.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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