Re: cvs commit: src/include stdio.h src/lib/libc/stdio clrerr.c feof.c ferror.c fileno.c getc.c getchar.c local.h putc.c putchar.c xprintf.c

From: John Baldwin <jhb_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 15:21:56 -0400
On Monday 05 May 2008 03:02:45 pm Daniel Eischen wrote:
> On Mon, 5 May 2008, John Baldwin wrote:
> 
> > On Monday 05 May 2008 02:40:03 pm Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> >> I'm _not_ objecting, just interested in why.
> >>
> >> Any references to discussions on this?  Are we now safe for
> >> future compat or something?
> >
> > Having FILE be opaque broke just about every 'configure' script on the
> > planet. :(
> 
> Can you just expose the public parts of it and leave the
> rest as opaque placeholders or something, then map to a
> real FILE in libc?

Possibly, though we'd have to expose most of it so it is debatable if that 
would actually be worth the effort.

-- 
John Baldwin
Received on Mon May 05 2008 - 20:33:24 UTC