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Re: [leafnode-list] Leafnode-1.9.5b2

On Thu, Nov 25, 1999 at 06:03:39PM +0000, David Given wrote:

> My glibc (2.1.2) does the same:

Ditto for Debian (glibc2.1) and Solaris (I think, I may not have checked 
newsq whenever I looked at it).

> >which is the way it should look like (IMO, of course). (Did I ever mention
> >that I hate portable programming?)

> You should talk to Graham Nelson, writer of the Inform compiler, one day. 
> *You* known you're running on a *nix system. *He* had to write code that would 
> compile on everything from 16-bit DOS to Linux to MacOS to Atari ST... He's 
> been known to rant quite astonishingly on C portability.

If you really want to give your program a good portability check, try
building it with the TenDRA compiler.  It wouldn't catch something like
this, but generally it will do a very good job of picking up potential
portability nits.

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
EUFS        http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/filmsoc/

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