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Re: Status of Debian Policy

Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:

>SystemV has standard library functions for this. Qpopper can use them if
>compiled under Solaris. So for qpopper, I just created those functions myself.
>It might be a good idea to put them in a small (not shared) library, so
>other programs can use them. And the changed required would not be
>#ifdef debian, but #ifdef SYSV. Much better IMO.

The preferred method should be #ifdef HAVE_FUNCTIONNAME (via
autoconf).  #ifdef sysname is evil.
Thomas Koenig, Thomas.Koenig@ciw.uni-karlsruhe.de, ig25@dkauni2.bitnet.
The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double
logarithmic diagram.

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