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Re: Proposal: /etc /usr/etc /usr/local/etc

On Mon, 7 Jul 1997, Boris D. Beletsky wrote:

> >>>>>>>> On Mon, 7 Jul 1997, Vadim wrote:
>  Vadim> > Just a matter of taste, as it seems: (a) it seems to me
>  Vadim> > quite elegant, (b) why does it disturb you to change libc ?
>  Vadim> > it always evolve; it's just natural IMO (c) and so ? let's
>  Vadim> > make it a cpp macro... if we make it at all ;)
>  Vadim>
>  Vadim> If we add it into libc, we'll lose the compatibility with
>  Vadim> other Unices. Making it a macro is really a good idea I didn't
>  Vadim> think of.
> Other Linuces you mean,

There are also i386-based Unices that can do iBCS.

> anyway (;-)) macro sound good to me,
> anything is better then putting the function in every src-pkg.

Yeah, a very nice solution.  Although it's a little harder to
implement, because anyway this function requires some static storage.
Maybe we might use malloc, though.  But putting { } (blocks) in a
macro isn't possible, as far as I know.  We need { } anyway, regardles
of wether we use malloc.


Vadim Vygonets * vadik@cs.huji.ac.il * vadik@debian.org * Unix admin
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