Subject: Should grok _GNU_SOURCE?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
Date: 10/23/2004 09:09:15
$subject says it pretty much all.
The effect of _GNU_SOURCE should be pretty much equal to
_NETBSD_SOURCE, e.g. expose all extensions. There is some software
which defines _GNU_SOURCE along with _POSIX_C_SOURCE or _XOPEN_SOURCE,
which fails to build due to not exposed prototypes.
Yeah, _GNU_SOURCE is totally nonstandard, but supporting it would
help porting 3rd party software written for Linux.
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.cz/
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