Subject: Re: followup to versioning
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/24/2005 11:40:22
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On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 06:06:49PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
  | Another thing that I find annoying with the way we do versioning, is
  | that we typically move the source in libc from foo.c to __fooXX.c
  | and then in foo.c we add some defines, and #include "__fooXX.c". Wouldn't
  | it be saner to keep the source in foo.c and have the __fooXX.c file do
  | the include? This way the source stays in one place and does not keep
  | moving around. I would like to go through libc and clean that up. It also
  | makes it easy to remove compat code in the future if we want to.

I concur; it's annoying to follow the cvs history when the code moves
around to different files.

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