[haiku-development] Re: To __BEOS__ or not to __BEOS__?

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 09:40:16 +0200 CEST

> Howdy,
> from my experience with porting stuff to Haiku so far, I've come to
> see the
> fact that our gcc also defines __BEOS__ as quite a mixed blessing. In
> a lot
> of cases one has to (respectively it makes sense to) disable BeOS
> work-arounds in software that had been ported to BeOS before. What do
> you
> think about dropping __BEOS__?

I thought we wanted to be source and binary compatible with BeOS for
doing so before R1 would break source level compatibility, so I would
avoid doing that.


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