Subject: Re: mklocale and the new toolchain
To: James Chacon <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/17/2001 13:28:40
On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, James Chacon wrote:
: Ok, so I don't use HOST_TOOLCHAIN..I could use MAKE_BOOTSTRAP since that's
: the convention make/config already use. In any case ifdef'ing out sections
: of code so pieces of this build on foreign platforms is exactly the convention
: already in place. I just used a different define here to make it obvious what's
: going on. Neither file I've touched in this way has any external scope into
: userland directly (i.e. runetype.h doesn't get installed into /usr/include).
In the case of mklocale, it really shouldn't be this difficult. A program
properly written to use a static ABI regardless of host is the goal. That
implies detaching from the internal libc headers, and making mklocale its
own self-contained entity, but should in the process *simplify* its code.
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