Sebastien Bourdeauducq sebastien at
Thu Apr 14 15:53:50 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-04-14 at 17:35 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 04/14/2011 05:26 PM, Sebastien Bourdeauducq wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-04-14 at 17:20 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> >> Well, then tell upstream that their sources are non-portable.
> > I was quite expecting such an answer...
> Well, it's the only appropriate answer to such requests.

Not really, as far as I'm concerned I prefer to get things done instead
of being overly cautious about standard compliance. Adding this header
would not break anything, would it?

> People need to 
> learn that the world is bigger than "planet Linux" and that a lot of 
> Linux's famed SW may suffer from portability isses.

Good luck with people like ...
(I'm not saying that Freetype upstream has this mentality, but it exists
in big GNU projects and you'll have to deal with that)


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