mark obsolete usage of fold

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Mon Dec 12 04:30:24 UTC 2005


On Sunday 11 December 2005 16:04, John Kelly wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Dec 2005 22:26:10 +0100 (CET), Peter S Mazinger
> >You understood/reacted wrong imho. uClibc does not want to be GNU
> >compliant. it tries only to be SuSv3 compliant. There are no GNU
> >extensions expected to be added (ask Erik, he may decide otherwise), those
> >being already there are probably because w/o them you can't really use
> >uClibc in real world.
>
> If your "real world" includes GNU coreutils tests, uclibc is not
> usable.

If the gnu tests are testing gnu extensions, who cares about that?  Show me a 
real world application that breaks.

> >Come up w/ a patch that is option guarded (CONFIG_GNU_COMPAT?)
>
> Printing the program name in the error.c message is a trivial change,
> hardly an "extension."  But it makes a big difference if you want to
> run coreutils tests.

I, personally, don't.

Rob
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