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From: byron@netapp.com (Byron Rakitzis)
To: Bengt.Kleberg@uab.ericsson.se, byron@netapp.com, woods@weird.com
Cc: rc@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
Subject: Re: RC => POSIX
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 06:54:26 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9703261154.AA02882@netapp.com> (raw)

Hey, you don't have to switch to my last name! I hope my last
message was not taken in the wrong light. I was just trying to
clarify my previous words.

I don't think prototyped code should go. ANSI compilers are
practically ubiquitous, and there are filters for converting code
to the old style.  Early on, in 1991 maybe, I seem to remember
someone going through this exercise.

I think it would help to clearly define what the goal is of changing
the style with which rc is now coded. I would like to remain
compatible with whatever machines out there right now happily
compile and run rc, and I would also like to make it possible for
rc to be easily ported to a unix that isn't predefined in config.h.

Would all such new unices support posix? Does gnu autoconf effectively
cover the entire space of unices?


             reply	other threads:[~1997-03-26 16:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
1997-03-26 11:54 Byron Rakitzis [this message]
1997-03-26 16:45 ` Greg A. Woods
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
1997-03-29 20:23 Bengt Kleberg
1997-03-27  9:58 Malte Uhl
1997-03-26  8:33 Bengt Kleberg
1997-03-26 16:38 ` Greg A. Woods
1997-03-25 22:30 Byron Rakitzis
1997-03-24  9:18 Bengt Kleberg
1997-03-24 20:22 ` Greg A. Woods
1997-03-08  0:13 Byron Rakitzis
1997-03-06 17:40 Tom Culliton
1997-03-06 17:15 Alan Watson
1997-03-06 17:54 ` Scott Schwartz
     [not found] <199703061512.KAA21040@explorer2.clark.net>
1997-03-06 16:57 ` Malte Uhl
1997-03-06 16:54 Tom Culliton
1997-03-06 15:22 Tom Culliton
1997-03-06 14:09 Bengt Kleberg
1997-03-06 13:46 Tom Culliton
1997-03-06 10:16 Bengt Kleberg
1997-03-07  1:45 ` Greg A. Woods

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