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Re: strtok_r strange failure

On Wed 05 Feb 2014 at 09:09:33 +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Worse than that: heander included, but missing _POSIX_C_SOURCE=199506
> so that strtok_t() is not defined. Wow, this is tough.

I have seen effects like that when software starts defining things like
XOPEN_SOURCE or similar defines. Then suddenly other things like
_NETBSD_SOURCE no longer get defined, which may lead to various
functions or structures unexpectedly not being declared.

(Note: I've forgotten the exact details so the names I mention are
probably not the actual ones involved. But it happened in some software
project where somebody wanted to be "portable", except that the program
was using some non-POSIX but very common Unix features, and didn't
realise that the #define reduced features, instead of just making all
standard features available).

___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert  -- The Doctor: No, 'eureka' is Greek for
\X/ rhialto/at/    -- 'this bath is too hot.'

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