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Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] Regression since wget 1.10: no_prefix function is

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] Regression since wget 1.10: no_prefix function is *bad*
Date: Thu, 16 May 2013 01:47:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Tim Rühsen <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Alex,
> yes, it is the _PC_NAME_MAX issue which is only valid for pathconf().
> Attached is the little patch to fix it.
> Since MinGW is based on gcc-4.6, C99 should be available.
> As the Wiki states (well, the entry is 3 years old...), printf() is the main 
> issue. But there may be some other functions that don't behave C99 compliant.
> Sound not like a compiler, but a library issue.
> Maybe some functions have to be provided by Wget. If we just had a list of 
> issues/functions...

most of these portability problems should be fixed by gnulib.  Have you
checked those?  I am pretty sure that gnulib provides a POSIX compliant
printf replacement on platforms that lack it.


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