Subject: Re: the "warned_unix" hack in GCC's preprocessor is poorly concieved....
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 03/31/2003 17:11:57
Todd Vierling <> writes:
> On Sun, 30 Mar 2003, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> : The warning I'm particularly concerned with today is:
> :
> : 	file.h:999: warning: deprecated symbol "unix" is no longer predefined
> The intent of this (since I wrote it 8-) was for it to last about one to two
> major releases of NetBSD.  This hack could be nuked altogether in -current,
> as pkgsrc ahs done an outstanding job of fixing "unix" symbol references in
> various packages.
> However, I'm no longer a developer, so "someone else do it."

I think it is still useful.

(As for Greg's opinion, well, we know what his opinion is.)

Perry E. Metzger