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Re: [PATCH] Configure: stdio char (un)signedness

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
January 1, 2006 21:54
Re: [PATCH] Configure: stdio char (un)signedness
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H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Nov 2005 11:25:18 +0200, Jarkko Hietaniemi <>
> wrote:
>> Not that the detection of the stdio char signedness is all that
>> important these days, but I grew bored by these warnings in Tru64:
> Sorry for the delay. This sounds very reasonable, and I have applied this
> in change #26557. Thanks.

If I may present a tiny wish for (5.9.3) Configure; since we seem to
scan for the safe strl*() functions these days, how about also scanning
for snprintf() and vsnprintf(), for the same reason, providing a safer
API for  people doing XS work?  (One might of course use sv_*pvf*() for
the same effect, but sometimes that is an overkill.)  (Use also
Porting/, and tweak vms/*.)
Thank you.

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