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Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:22:51 -0500
From: Kurt H Maier <>
Subject: Re: Design idea for subarchs/abivariants

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 07:10:42PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> Yes, I thought about this too and even started writing the email that
> way before deleting what I wrote and rewriting it. I was trying to
> avoid more nested and conditional inclusion, but I don't think it
> would actually be too costly to do it the way you proposed.

I'm asking this to be educated, rather than to make a point:  why is a
system like this preferable to the way plan9 libc is written, which as
far as I can tell uses no ifdef at all?

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