[RFC][patch] cygwin/singal.h is not compatible with -std=c89 or -std=c99
Mon Nov 27 16:16:00 GMT 2006
On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 04:35:19PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Nov 27 10:17, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> How about the alternative "Don't do that" approach? I think there are
>> other parts of the header files which won't work with -std=c89. I've
>> always been coding with the understanding that this is a GNU C environment.
>Well, BSD and Linux are using the more portable approach. Why should
>Cygwin stand back?
Because the "portable" approach pollutes the namespace and, if we change
this, there are several other places which also need to be changed.
Anonymous unions are a feature of gcc and MSVC. If we really have to do
this then I would like to adopt the convention of using __extension__.
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