Subject: Re: unix define
To: I presume I need no introduction. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 06/17/1998 11:42:32
> Right, right, right...it was a f'rinstance.
> Jonathan Stone sez:
> * >the presence of things like
> * ><machine/ieeefp.h>. You know, small insignificant things like that.
> * When did we get a sys/arch/vax/include/i333fp.h? ;->). Don't forget
> * non-IEEE machines like the vax (and Crays). Unix != IEEE-754.
I think the point to take away from this is:
"everybody's got a slightly different notion of what -Dunix should
That means that, from a modern software portability stanpoint, it's
pretty much useless.