strtof is missing

Rolf Campbell rcampbell@tropicnetworks.com
Thu Dec 5 14:57:00 GMT 2002


Wouldn't it be more helpful to point out that the function is
deprecated?

-Rolf

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf@redhat.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 5:21 PM
> To: cygwin@cygwin.com
> Cc: jjohnstn@redhat.com
> Subject: Re: strtof is missing
> 
> 
> On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 02:54:08PM -0500, J. Johnston wrote:
> >Chris,
> >
> >  Can you clarify.  Do you want me to duplicate the routine or stick 
> >with the solution I originally presented which is to rename 
> the routine 
> >and leave a #define that maps the old name to the new one.
> 
> I think your plan is fine.  I think just renaming the 
> function in newlib and creating a define to deal with legacy 
> newlib apps is the correct way to handle this.  We can also 
> make modifications in the cygwin side to make it transparent 
> to the end user.
> 
> cgf
> 
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