[PATCH] Add getpt(3)

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Dec 30 17:58:00 GMT 2011

On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 12:44:57AM -0600, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>getpt(3) is a GNU extension which predates posix_openpt(3):
>The code itself is quite simple, but let me preempt some questions:
>1) Yes, portable code should use posix_openpt(3).  Unfortunately not all
>code is written with portability in mind.
>2) A macro is insufficient as it will not be discovered by an Autoconf
>AC_CHECK_FUNC or CMake CHECK_FUNCTION_EXISTS test (which is exactly how
>I came across this issue in the first place).
>Patches for winsup/cygwin and winsup/doc attached.

>2011-12-30  Yaakov Selkowitz  <yselkowitz@...>
>	* cygwin.din (getpt): Export.
>	* posix.sgml (std-gnu): Add getpt.
>	* tty.cc (getpt): New function.
>	* include/cygwin/stdlib.h [!__STRICT_ANSI__] (getpt): Declare.
>	* include/cygwin/version.h (CYGWIN_VERSION_API_MINOR): Bump.

Looks good.  Please commit.



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