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Re: GCC 4.1 now the default GCC version for etch

On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 03:49:01PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 19, 2006 at 02:59:37PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> > The fix should be somehow unclumsified, though. Currently I inject
> > some horrible runtime testing in the configure script to find out
> > whether the clib supports the %zu format of C99, but that breaks
> > crosscompilability (which I'm not sure worked before, but still...)
> What is the problem with just assuming that %zu works? C99 is not 7
> years old and this is one of the easier things.

Not all of us have the luxury of assuming C99 systems.  One major
project recently bumped its minimum toolchain requirements from K&R to
C89, and is quite a ways from being able to assume C99 features yet.

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