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Re: convert regex.c, strftime.c mktime.c to standard C

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: convert regex.c, strftime.c mktime.c to standard C
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 10:45:23 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     The last two come from gnulib, but gnulib is so different now that
>     updating those files is not feasible, gnulib support would need to be
>     redone from scratch.
> It would be a good idea to update to the most recent version of
> strftime.c and mktime.c.  Surely this is not very hard, even if it
> requires rewriting the relevant parts of Emacs from zero.

The gnulib maintainer said it's not trivial, the gnulib infrastructure
has changed.  It might be worth doing it, but until we get a volunteer to do 

> regexp.c might be harder.  Would Emacs work with the current
> regex.c from gnulib, or does it lack some features added for Emacs?

Don't know.

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