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Re: 21.3.50 for Cygwin: patch 5

From: Benjamin Riefenstahl
Subject: Re: 21.3.50 for Cygwin: patch 5
Date: 05 Jan 2003 17:45:16 +0100
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Pardon me for butting in.

address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:
> We already use P_ in most cases (under src/), and __P in a few other
> cases (mostly under lib-src/ and lwlib/).
> So it seems a bit odd that pop.c (as the only file) uses _P.
> I suggest we simply change pop.c to use __P like the other files in
> lib-src.

Both "__P" and "_P" are both firmly and totally in the compiler domain
(anything matching the regexp /^_[_A-Z]/ is).  Compilers can use these
symbols however they see fit.  "P_" OTOH is free for use in user
programs.  So if a change is needed anyway, it should be to "P_"

so long, benny

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