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Re: getloadavg is broken

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: getloadavg is broken
Date: Sat, 28 May 2011 23:42:36 +0200
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Jim Meyering wrote:
>         getloadavg: trim unused parts and speed up 'configure'
>         ...
> removed the code that used to perform an unusual compile-time test:
> using using the getloadavg.c from somewhere under $top_srcdir.
> *That* was the sole reason for the macro argument you've just removed.

Right, that was a compile-time test that used to test whether getloadavg
needed extra privileges. [1]


[1] http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2011-02/msg00185.html
In memoriam Thomas Ford 

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