[PATCH] add getconf(1)

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Jul 19 15:31:00 GMT 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 09:43:43AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jul 18 21:20, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> This patch adds getconf(1) as required by POSIX:
>This looks good.  I'm just wondering... on one hand the code seems to
>have nothing Cygwin-specifc and could be packed as an external package
>like any other POSIX tool, on the other hand I can see how it belongs to
>the Cygwin utils given that getconf on Linux is part of glibc.  I'm
>inclined to stick it into utils for the latter reason.  Chris?  What's
>your stance?

I went through the same thought process and came to the same conclusion.
I think it belongs in winsup/utils.


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