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Re: [Fwd: Bug#63511 acknowledged by developer(Bug#63511: fixed in glibc 2.2-7)]

>>"Eray" == Eray Ozkural (exa) <erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr> writes:

 Eray> I'm sending this mail because libc maintainer seems to have closed
 Eray> the bug I've issued without doing any investigation on his own.


 Eray> Subject: 
 Eray>         libc6-dev: PTHREAD_ERRORCHECK_INITIALIZER_NP not defined as claimed in docs

 Eray> The preprocessor macro seems to be undefined. There are also other
 Eray> subtleties while using pthread lib, such as the __USE_UNIX_98 stuff,
 Eray> which I really don't know (I only use c++, and UNIX_98 sections don't
 Eray> seem to come along. Why is that?)

	You do know what the _NP means, don't you? It stands for NON
 PORTABLE. A conforming POSIX implementation is not required to
 provide it. And glibc does not. Indeed, the standard does not seem to
 even refer to this macro, at first reading: it is not in the indices,
 so this is definitely a very implementation dependent macro. (If you
 disagree, please quote chapter and verse from the standard).

	Indeed, you should feel lucky that even the non standard
 implementation, even though not present in ISO/IEC 9945-1 

> Peter Palfrader wrote:
> > 
> > Did you do this first?
> No. I'm sending it here because I want it to be seen.

	Wanted to make an ass of yourself in public, eh?

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