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Re: RFC: Better portability for package maintainers

On Sunday 21 May 2006 19:06, Erast Benson wrote:
> Clean way would be to extend SUN C library with missing GLIBC
> functionality. Btw, have you seen SUN C library code? Its done very
> clean, very polished code base which runs at least on i386, amd64, sparc
> and powerpc arches.

Peace, but I do not share this opinion though ;-). I remember having troubles 
with _trivial_ things like:

printf("The Absolute Zero is: %5.5lf°[C] or 0°[K]!\n", ABSZ);

° is not accepted by solaris 9 libc printf function. I haven't bother to check 
that out on a recent OpenSolaris distribution though, since fortunately we 
have not been locked to any legacy proprietary binaries and the development 
machines have been easily debianized.

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