* Michael C. Thornburgh <zenomt(at)armory(dot)com> [010123 17:33] wrote:
> that certainly works and is much cleaner, but strdup
> may not be as ubiquitous as malloc & strncpy.
> someone more versed in portability issues than i am
> should speak to that.
The strdup() function first appeared in 4.4BSD.
"strdup is no in the ANSI standard"
~/pgcvs % find . -name "*.c" | xargs grep strdup | grep -v pstrdup | wc -l
(pstrdup() seems to be some internal postgresql function.)
So I think anyone who wants to port should provide thier own
-Alfred Perlstein - [bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net|alfred(at)freebsd(dot)org]
"I have the heart of a child; I keep it in a jar on my desk."
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