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

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Tue, 04 Jul 2000 16:22:50 +0200

Andrew Kuchling wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 11:45:05AM +0200, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> >#ifdef __GNUC__
> ># define _GNU_SOURCE
> >#endif
> Doesn't it make more sense to define _GNU_SOURCE only if the C library
> is glibc?  You could be using GCC on Solaris with Sun's libc, for
> example, where _GNU_SOURCE would be meaningless.  Probably you have to
> define _XOPEN_SOURCE everywhere, and _GNU_SOURCE if the libc is glibc.

Good point... it should probably read:

#ifdef __GLIBC__
# define _GNU_SOURCE
# define _XOPEN_SOURCE 500

I'll do some more testing later today.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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