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Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 20:49:46 -0700
From: Isaac Dunham <>
Subject: Re: missing extern "C" block

On Mon, 10 Oct 2011 18:44:49 +0200
Szabolcs Nagy <> wrote:

> while we are fixing c++ compatibility
> some headers with function prototypes
> do not have extern "C" block for c++

<snip list>

I'm certainly not saying that this is the right way to handle it, but this is what GNU libc uses __BEGIN_DECLS & __END_DECLS for (in sys/cdefs.h).  

Isaac Dunham <>

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