[Python-Dev] Make _GNU_SOURCE default for gcc ?!

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Tue, 4 Jul 2000 13:07:53 +0200

mal wrote:

> Ok, so how about adding
> #define _XOPEN_SOURCE
> to Python.h ?

digging through my old notes, it should be:

/* force susv2 compatibility, where available */
#define _XOPEN_SOURCE 500

IIRC, Guido agreed that this was a good idea, so what
are we waiting for?  If it doesn't break the build on your
Linux box, just go ahead and check it in!