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Ulrich Drepper 08-25-2008 02:33 PM

glibc change in header file sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/bits/socket.h
 
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Opher Shachar (Bambi535) wrote:
> Anyone knows what was the reasoning for this change?

Cleanup of the name space. Standards dictate what symbols can be
defined by headers. Only when extensions are explicitly requested
(i.e., _GNU_SOURCE is defined) can additional symbols be defined.

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