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Re: Namespace pollution in strings.h

On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 07:52:34PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> The strings.h header is posix defined and only allowed to export very
> few user visible symbols.
> We do not follow the standard here, the attache patch tries to fix
> that - however, this will result in ~nobody finding/using the popcount*
> functions.
> What do you think?

That's the reasonable thing to do in this situation. As Joerg
already explained, it won't hurt in the absence of other feature

(That said, here's my usual gripe about popcount: Those declarations
ought to have been added to a different header back then.)

- Klaus

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