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Re: [PATCH] POSIX extended API set 2

Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> I see where you're coming from, but it seems like asking for trouble to
> encourage any code to be written which uses function names other than
> the ones defined by POSIX.  So I don't see that defining the names that
> POSIX should have used as a net positive step (now, given what POSIX
> did).

I agree. NetBSD does things right, but somehow encouraging the write of
nonportable code is not The Right Thing, IMO.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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