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Re: bin/52285: <pthread_types.h> requires C99

The following reply was made to PR bin/52285; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
Subject: Re: bin/52285: <pthread_types.h> requires C99
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 17:24:52 +0200

 On Thu, Jun 08, 2017 at 03:15:00PM +0000, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
 >  We still want to build pedantic C89 software against our headers.
 >  -std=c89 is popular and not going anywhere.
 Actually, it is not. There is practically no reason for forcing C89
 except a misguided attempt to ensure portability. Even then, the last
 big reason for wanting to stay with C89 is gone now that even Microsoft
 supports newer C.

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