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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] osdep.h: pull in sys/sysmacros.h for major/mino

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] osdep.h: pull in sys/sysmacros.h for major/minor/makedev
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:50:49 +0000

On 15 February 2017 at 03:02, Mike Frysinger <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 10 Feb 2017 09:04, Peter Maydell wrote:
>> I still think that it's a shame that glibc is breaking
>> compatibility with where these macros have always been
>> kept on every OS that's implemented them back to 2BSD...
> i don't think that characterization is accurate.  if it were,
> autoconf wouldn't have a AC_HEADER_MAJOR helper.

Hmm, Googling suggests that Solaris (and perhaps
other SysV Unixes) put them in mkdev.h.
That doesn't explain why glibc is taking yet a third
approach here rather than using either of the two
previously used choices...

-- PMM

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