[klibc] module-init-tools ported to klibc

Vassilis Virvilis vasvir at iit.demokritos.gr
Mon May 23 08:30:29 PDT 2005

Olaf Hering wrote:
>  On Mon, May 23, Vassilis Virvilis wrote:
>>-#include <getopt.h>
>>+#ifndef __KLIBC__
>>+#  include <getopt.h>
>>+#  include "mod_libc_wrapper.h"
> This looks bogus, better give klibc a real getopt.h

The reason I did it like this was that
my getopt_long is really a wrapper around getopt(). That means 
module-init-tools cannot use --long-arguments. My getopt long is only a 
hack in order to port module-init-tools to klibc. Now consider also:
getopt lives <unistd.h> while getopt_long in
#define _GNU_SOURCE
#include <getopt.h>

If I give klibc a getopt.h I should also give it a real getopt_long() 
implementation which I haven't provide. That's why I pushed this 
ugliness to module-init-tools instead. Programs IMO can use quick & 
dirty hacks to achieve short term portability but giving klibc a 
getopt_long that is not really functional would be a mistake.


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