coreutils-6.11-1 in release-2 area

Corinna Vinschen
Thu May 22 20:41:00 GMT 2008

On May 22 16:31, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 10:28:32PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On May 22 15:56, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> It will also contain my removal of the strchr from cygwin's string.h
> >> which should have the effect of causing cygwin to use gcc's built-in
> >> version of strchr.
> >
> >Oh, surprise!  I thought Cygwin would use Eric's version now.
> It will export it but, in my testing, it won't use it.  But that's no
> different than any other program which uses strchr() and specifies the
> right -O optimization level.
> strchr() and strlen() are among a group of functions that gcc inlines
> automatically when you compile a file with optimization.

But then... is the

  #define strlen __builtin_strlen

stuff at the top of winsup.h just old cruft which isn't needed anymore?


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