Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 19:04:37 +0200 From: Quentin Rameau <quinq@...th.space> Cc: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Promoting extension functions up from _GNU_SOURCE ? > > Those POSIX-next functions shouldn't be exposed under 200809L anyway, > > but under 202XXXL (whatever is decided at release), should they? > > The only officially-supported is "latest". Up til now that's meant > 2008 (+TCs) only, but my original intent was always that it be moving > with the standard. We generally don't have different version handling > unless there were interfaces *removed* in the new version (like > gethostby* etc.), which are still exposed under the old version. > > If there's a reason this doesn't make sense in the future, it can be > reviewed. But if multiple versions are to be 'supported' in any > nontrivial sense (even complex header logic) there should be > compelling reasons to believe just having the new versions would break > things, not just a box-checking exercise. Allright, thank you for the clarification!
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