[openbeos] Re: POSIX headers

  • From: "Adi Oanca" <e2joseph@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 04:09:59 +0300

From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> "Adi Oanca" <e2joseph@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Then simply add that function.
> >     :-))) I know that you are serious, but I wont'de that. Somebody
> > else is
> > responsible. Plus I don't know if I can do it right.
> You just need to add the function prototype to the header, you don't
> have to implement the function. Just take the same declaration as found
> in the original BeOS header and you're done.
> We are an open source project, if you miss something do something
> against it (bother the one who is responsible, and if there is none, do
> it yourself).

    Is there none? :-)))
    OK, I'll see what I can do.

> > > We build against our own headers to ensure R5 compatibility. Also,
> > > we
> > > are targetting an independent build environment.
> >     How can we build, if we don't have basic functionality, like
> > round() for
> > example...
> Oh, how could we survive the last year without *THAT* function in our
> headers? Who cares?

    Do you think I am the ONLY one who misses it? round() is a very popular
function...you know...

> >     Didn't you guys said some time ago, that we'll use R5's
> > libroot.so until
> > ours is done?
> What do you mean by this? We use BeOS libraries when we link an R5 app,
> we use our libraries when we build an OpenBeOS app, and we always use
> our headers.

    Sorry! I wanted to say R5's POSIX headers.


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