Where to put my basename() and dirname() implementation...

Charles Wilson cwilson@ece.gatech.edu
Wed Jan 15 20:19:00 GMT 2003

Christopher Faylor wrote:

> I don't want to add any more libiberty routines to cygwin since the
> licensing is suspect.  So, please follow the normal submission rules.
> Probably miscfuncs.cc is the place to add this.

That make sense.  Unlike many of the other functions in libiberty, The 
basename() function itself in libiberty/basename.c is public domain -- 
which may be good for our purposes, or it may be bad (I dunno, and cgf 
has already made the call: it's "suspect". Fair enough.)  In any case, 
it does no harm to have "our" own version that can be copyright-assigned 
to Red Hat and distributed under the Cygwin license.


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