[PATCH] Fix compile on NetBSD-current for popcount
joerg at britannica.bec.de
Fri Sep 4 14:43:38 CEST 2009
On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 02:28:41PM +0200, Marc Lehmann wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 11:14:14AM +0100, Roy Marples <roy at marples.name> wrote:
> >> comparing a netbsd pseudostandard and posix is indeed a weird comparison
> >> (you vastly overestimate the importance of netbsd vs. an extremely widely
> >> implemented industry standard), but you missed the crucial difference:
> >> getline is NOT visible in the standard header file until it is requested
> >> to show up.
> > It is visible by default the latest glibc I think.
> You ignore the point I made: netbsd is not posix (no pun intended) and
> simply doesn't have the power to force it's api as standard on the rest of
> the world easily (GNU/Linux has vastly more power, but it sitll is nothing
> compared to, say, posix).
> But it is obvious that you don't care - that's the real problem.
rxvt is not requesting POSIX. If it would, popcount would not be
visible from string.h. But it is easy to bitch first.
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