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Re: Is --enable-utf8 working everywhere?

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2002-07-17 18:05:50 CEST

On Tue, 2002-07-16 at 21:14, Branko ╚ibej wrote:
> Strictly speaking, Ulrich's patch is better, because there's no
> guarantee that "errno" is a simple global variable. It could be
> translated into a function call, for all you know -- depends on the
> platform, linc implementation, threading support, etc. etc. So making a
> copy makes sense.

So it's a function call. So what? It still returns a single stable
value.

If you're worried about speed, that's ridiculous. This is an error
case; a few cycles here or there isn't going to matter. (And it's not
like errno is ever a slow function call, when it's a function call.)

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