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Re: [PATCH RFC] explicit_bzero, again
- From: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- To: Zack Weinberg <zackw at panix dot com>
- Cc: GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 00:23:42 +0000
- Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] explicit_bzero, again
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On Mon, 10 Aug 2015, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> > sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/powerpc/powerpc64/libc-le.abilist also needs
> > updating.
> Did that just get added, like, yesterday? I am not sure why `find`
> didn't find it.
Because it's called libc-le.abilist not libc.abilist (to avoid the need
for extra sysdeps directories solely for ABI baselines).
> > I think you should use __may_alias__ here (there's no reason to take the
> > symbol may_alias from the user's namespace, notwithstanding that this is
> > __USE_MISC).
> I thought attribute names didn't conflict with any other namespace?
They conflict with macros.
Joseph S. Myers