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06 Apr 2002 19:18:20 -0500
[ No need to CC me, by the way, since I read this list ]
On Sat, 2002-04-06 at 03:18, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> IMHO, this code needs to take non-Posix platforms into consideration,
> unless the intent is to run it only on Unix and GNU/Linux systems.
Well, ok. But I personally don't have (superuser) access to anything
besides Debian GNU/Linux, which makes testing it elsewhere difficult.
> If non-Posix systems are relevant, you should be aware that <pwd.h>
> and the getpwuid function are not universally available. In fact,
> AFAIK, getpwuid wasn't even part of Posix until very recently, so some
> older Posix systems might not have it as well. So some
> autoconfiscation or system-dependent ifdef's are in order.
Yeah. I imagine some system-dependent ifdefs will sneak in there. But
at this point, it's still very much a work in progress...