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Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:04:09 +0100
From: Markus Wichmann <nullplan@....net>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add __intNN_t type definitions

On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 05:07:05PM +0000, Rostislav Skudnov wrote:
> These types are defined in glibc headers and are used by some programs,
> e. g. xfsprogs before version 4.13.0.

Then those programs are broken and have to be patched.

> ---
>  include/sys/types.h | 9 +++++++++
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/include/sys/types.h b/include/sys/types.h
> index 75e489c..b02208d 100644
> --- a/include/sys/types.h
> +++ b/include/sys/types.h
> @@ -56,6 +56,15 @@ extern "C" {
>  
>  #include <bits/alltypes.h>
>  
> +typedef signed char __int8_t;
> +typedef unsigned char __uint8_t;
> +typedef short __int16_t;
> +typedef unsigned short __uint16_t;
> +typedef int __int32_t;
> +typedef unsigned int __uint32_t;
> +typedef off_t __int64_t;
> +typedef ino_t __uint64_t;
> +
>  #if defined(_GNU_SOURCE) || defined(_BSD_SOURCE)
>  typedef unsigned char u_int8_t;
>  typedef unsigned short u_int16_t;
> -- 
> 2.1.4
> 

Names starting with two underscores (or one underscore and one capital
letter) are reserved for internal use by the implementation. Unless they
are specifically defined (like _Bool), they should not be used.

Ciao,
Markus

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