[PATCH] --std=c89 error in sys/signal.h

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Oct 5 08:38:00 GMT 2009

On Oct  4 20:44, Yaakov S wrote:
> On 29/09/2009 20:11, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> On 29/09/2009 19:35, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>>> Anyway, to answer the question, AFAICS in glibc, <signal.h> #include
>>> <bits/types.h> unconditionally[1]. (<sys/signal.h> is just one line:
>>> #include <signal.h> [2])
>>> So should I take the first route, patching newlib instead?

Newlib, methinks.

>> int _EXFUN(kill, (int, int));
>> int _EXFUN(killpg, (pid_t, int));
>> Is that supposed to mean that we don't want to use pid_t here at all,
>> and the intended solution would be to change killpg to (int, int), as
>> ugly as that is, leaving only <cygwin/signal.h> needing the #include
>> <sys/types.h>?
> Ping?

I think the newlib kill declaration should be changed to pid_t, since
that's simply correct per POSIX.

I can;t believe the RTEMS people have a problem with that.


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