Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 02:39:49 +0200 From: John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] Add basic sys/cdefs.h found on most unix On 10/21/2012 02:38 AM, Abdoulaye Walsimou GAYE wrote: > On 10/21/2012 02:11 AM, Rich Felker wrote: >> As it stands, these libraries/apps won't work anywhere but GNU/Linux >> (by "GNU/" I mean glibc-based) or BSD. If the offending code is >> removed and replaced with what should be there, they'd be a lot more >> portable. So I would not say sys/cdefs.h aids in porting them; I'd say >> its presence gives these libs/apps a way to be lazy and >> non-portable... > > I am not the writer of these applications and going to patch old > applications > that are there for a while is just not an option. why not ? > > > May be it is incorrect, unfortunately it there for a while and some > applications > rely on it. > and can be patched easily, as sabotage does for example.
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