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Re: [PATCH] strerror_r: avoid clobbering strerror on cygwin

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [PATCH] strerror_r: avoid clobbering strerror on cygwin
Date: Sat, 21 May 2011 19:30:40 -0600
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On 05/21/2011 10:15 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> Avoid cygwin strerror_r, since it clobbers strerror buffer through
> cygwin 1.7.9.  __xpg_strerror_r is okay, but if a program is
> compiled on cygwin 1.7.8 or earlier, it is not available.

Aargh.  __xpg_strerror_r is _not_ okay, until the upcoming cygwin
1.7.10.  I was testing cygwin 1.7.8, but now I also need to add a
workaround for cygwin 1.7.9.  Most likely, it will be an m4 test that
overrides HAVE___XPG_STRERROR_R to 0 if it is the broken cygwin version.


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

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