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Re: a question about fix-header.c


Daniel Berlin <dberlin@dberlin.org> writes:
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>> Anything in glibc's headers (SuS, roughly) can and should be handled
>> with builtins.  Outside the domain of standards, I think it should be
>> left to users to update their headers as appropriate.
>
> Right, but again, this reqiures more than just a builtin.
> If the user wants to attribute their program headers (IE this
> attribute is uesful for user written functions), we have to provide
> them an attribute to do it :)

I never said you shouldn't expose __attribute__ notation for the
property, I just think you'll have an easier time if you don't try to
use fixincludes to apply the property when it can be done with
builtins.

zw


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