Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/include
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: source-changes
Date: 12/26/2005 16:22:14
In article <>,
Perry E. Metzger <> wrote:
>YAMAMOTO Takashi <> writes:
>>> Module Name:	src
>>> Committed By:	perry
>>> Date:		Sat Dec 24 23:04:05 UTC 2005
>>> Modified Files:
>>> 	src/include: stdlib.h
>>> Log Message:
>>> __const__ -> const
>>> This is in an __attribute__ so it isn't really necessary, but it gets
>>> it out of the listing of __keyword__s...
>>> To generate a diff of this commit:
>>> cvs rdiff -r1.73 -r1.74 src/include/stdlib.h
>> why?
>The "why" is so that sweeps looking for __const__ don't find it any
>more. It isn't actually important -- it just makes the rest of the job
>easier. As I said "isn't really necessary, but gets it out of the

I am not sure if this is correct though. I.e. some programs do -Dconst=
to avoid const, but in this case "const" means something different.