Bug#522773: possible solutions for __unused problem
Ben Hutchings dixit:
>> Honestly, when resolving this I’d go for “who has the older
>> rights”. Maybe look at how CSUR resolves different claims to
>> the same part of the Unicode PUA, or something like that.
>> Nevertheless, thanks on picking this up.
>Debian GNU/Linux is the older system; the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD
>maintainers have to deal with compatibility issues.
The use of __undefined in the BSDs predates use of it by
both Linux and GNU. (But when using this argumentation
style, we’d probably better take this upstream… except
that upstream may not be helping…)
“It is inappropriate to require that a time represented as
seconds since the Epoch precisely represent the number of
seconds between the referenced time and the Epoch.”
-- IEEE Std 1003.1b-1993 (POSIX) Section B.2.2.2