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Re: CVS commit: src/tools/compat

In article <>,
Tom Spindler  <> wrote:
>> > Log Message:
>> > Define __USE_ISOC99 for linux, making the isblank() proto appear.
>> > This is probably not the Right Thing, but it seems to not break anything.
>> Yes, it is wrong. Can't you set define _GNU_SOURCE on Linux?
>You can, but that causes other things to break instead.
>The actual correct thing would to be to fix the autoconf tests.

Like what? I think it is better to be compatible with _GNU_SOURCE in general
rather than turning random defines on to expose certain functions.


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