provide __xpg_strerror_r

Christopher Faylor
Thu Feb 10 15:34:00 GMT 2011

On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 10:50:54AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Feb  9 21:15, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 05:20:59PM -0700, Eric Blake wrote:
>> >+/* Newlib's <string.h> provides declarations for two strerror_r
>> >+   variants, according to preprocessor feature macros.  It does the
>> >+   right thing for GNU strerror_r, but its __xpg_strerror_r mishandles
>> >+   a case of EINVAL when coupled with our strerror() override.*/
>> > #if 0
>> Can't we get rid of this now?
>I agree.  We should simply implement strerror_r by ourselves, even if
>it's identical to newlib's strerror_r.  In the long run it's less
>puzzeling to have all the strerror variants in one place.

Whichever we do, we surely don't need an #if 0/#endif in the code.


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