Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/crypto/dist/openssl
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/15/2003 08:13:19 writes:
> >> >   Log Message:
> >> >   unifdef VMS/WIN16/WIN32 in public headers, at least
> >> >is this actually necessary?  "dist" sources should not be changed
> >> >to be less portable for no reason...  the only real change i can
> >> >see this makes is making it harder for future openssl updates due
> >> >to unnecessary conflicts....
> >> 	header files shouldn't have #ifdef which easily conflict with what user
> >> 	would define by chance.  there's no portability issue, we won't and
> >> 	shouldn't use the removed prototypes (and whatever) anyways.
> >I agree with Matt that the dist headers should remain the
> >same. However, you are right that /usr/include header files should be
> >clean. Perhaps unifdef could be called on the untouched files at build
> >time, so that clean files are installed even though the originals
> >remain untouched?
> 	i fear possible inconsistencies while building libcrypto (with all
> 	#ifdef VMS intact) and installing include files (with all #ifdef VMS
> 	removed) with the above approach.

If you first turn a source file into a destination file and include
the destination file during build, all should be well.

Perry E. Metzger