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Re: Re: patch for src/backend/main/main.c

From: Alfred Perlstein <bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net>
To: "Michael C(dot) Thornburgh" <zenomt(at)armory(dot)com>
Cc: tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: patch for src/backend/main/main.c
Date: 2001-01-24 01:47:29
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* 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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