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Re: error module should depend on progname

From: Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos
Subject: Re: error module should depend on progname
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:52:01 +0100

On Thu, 2013-11-21 at 12:08 -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Thanks, but the file doc/error.texi explains why the error module
> does not depend on the progname module.

 My main issue is that I don't use error() and I have issues with it
because some module (xalloc-die) uses it. In fact does xalloc-die really
needs to report using error()?

The error.texi explains the issue but doesn't solve it. If progname is
GPL and error can't use it why not have a self contained error without

> > It seems that error.c uses _GL_ATTRIBUTE_FORMAT_PRINTF but it
> doesn't
> > depend on anything that defines it.
> Thanks, I pushed the following patch; does it fix things for you?

It does, but adds yet another module as dependency :(


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