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Re: Did I find an error in the current binutils or what???
At 03:26 PM 11/7/2001, Charles Wilson wrote:
> > Which is kinda mess since there's even no header on Linux which
> > defines __progname. Is there _any_ standard on where to define
> > __progname?
>Hmm...it looks like __progname is a BSDism -- and I saw stuff where THEY
>were complaining that it wasn't declared in system headers. Apparently,
>the "standard" is to declare "extern char * __progname" in your own code
>-- which makes portable __declspec'ing difficult, unless we do something
>extern __declspec(dllimport) char * __progname;
>extern char * __progname;
>in all client code that wants __progname. Or, just make sure folks use
>new compilers and live with the "warning" about auto-import.
Assuming it's easy to turn off the auto-import warning (and only this
warning), I'd say the latter is the best approach.
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