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Re: [2.23 PATCH] Desupport regexp.h (bug 18681)

On 12 Jul 2015 15:27, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> I posted this a couple weeks ago, but now that the branch has been
> cut, `SHLIB_COMPAT(GLIBC_2_0, GLIBC_2_23)` compiles, so I've actually
> tested it. ;-)  Also, I merged in the corrections to NEWS and the
> comment at the top of regexp.h, which I posted separately for the
> 2.22 branch.  And hopefully it will not get mangled this time.

i merged the NEWS/comment correction by itself to keep the master/branch in
sync, so you'll have to rebase.

> I can see two ways to proceed with this patch.  First is just to go
> ahead and land it now, and hope that if it breaks someone, they will
> tell us about it during the 2.23 development cycle.  Second is to
> attempt to search for code it will break, e.g. with a Debian archive
> rebuild or a broad-spectrum code-search service.  I did try the latter
> but was not able to find one that would distinguish *this* <regexp.h>
> from one provided by the application, and there are lots of those.

i'm fine with deleting the header now.

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