> Portability, like everything, is a compromise. It's extra code to > be written and debugged, Often portability means not extra code but The Right Style of Coding. > It often reduces clarity of the code, Often portability means more clear code. But you should understand that "Portability" is not "a zillion of #ifdefs" but "the right way of coding". Non-portable code often means design flaws. > lines of bugprone code. How is it a win for Debian if a maintainer > replaces a one-line find command with a 40 line script that's not > nearlly as reliable? Do you really need 40 line script to add '-print' option? :) -- Alexey Vyskubov (at home) Hi! I'm a .signature virus! Copy me into your ~/.signature to help me spread!
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