Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at
Thu Apr 14 15:57:17 UTC 2011

On 04/14/2011 05:53 PM, Sebastien Bourdeauducq wrote:
> 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?
It would.

The answer to your request is no - period.

>> 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)
POSIX is the minority?  Just laughable.

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