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Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 23:10:51 +0300 (MSK)
From: Alexander Monakov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] add sched_getcpu

On Mon, 29 Feb 2016, Rich Felker wrote:
> > > Policy is to always include the header with the public declaration
> > > (and any feature test macros necessary to get it) so that the compiler
> > > checks the implementation against the public declaration.
> > 
> > This policy certain makes sense; I pointed that out because I've seen it
> > violated; at least the following files violate it by defining something
> > without including anything:
> > src/internal/procfdname.c
> This is an internal function.

Please explain the difference in policy for internal functions. The original
motivation (compiler checking the prototype) sounds like it's valuable for
internal functions too.


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