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From: Rich Felker <dalias@libc.org>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>,
	"Johannes Schindelin" <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>,
	Git <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	musl@lists.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Regression: git no longer works with musl libc's regex impl
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2016 15:25:00 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20161006192500.GS19318@brightrain.aerifal.cx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20161006192339.3yddgxxk7jn7zfqx@sigill.intra.peff.net>

On Thu, Oct 06, 2016 at 03:23:40PM -0400, Jeff King wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 06, 2016 at 09:18:29PM +0200, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 6:08 PM, Johannes Schindelin
> > <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> wrote:
> > > As to making NO_REGEX conditional on REG_STARTEND: you are talking about
> > > apples and oranges here. NO_REGEX is a Makefile flag, while REG_STARTEND
> > > is a C preprocessor macro.
> > >
> > > Unless you can convince the rest of the Git developers (you would not
> > > convince me) to simulate autoconf by compiling an executable every time
> > > `make` is run, to determine whether REG_STARTEND is defined, this is a
> > > no-go.
> > 
> > But just to clarify, does anyone have any objection to making our
> > configure.ac compile a C program to check for this sort of thing?
> > Because that seems like the easiest solution to this class of problem.
> 
> No, I think that is the exact purpose of configure.ac and autoconf.
> 
> It would be neat if we could auto-fallback during the build. Rich
> suggested always compiling compat/regex.c, and just having it be a noop
> at the preprocessor level. I'm not sure if that would work, though,
> because we'd have to include the system "regex.h" to know if we have
> REG_STARTEND, at which point it is potentially too late to compile our
> own regex routines (we're potentially going to conflict with the system
> declarations).

If you have autoconf testing for REG_STARTEND at configure time then
compat/regex.c can #include "config.h" and test for HAVE_REG_STARTEND
rather than for REG_STARTEND, or something like that.

Rich

  reply	other threads:[~2016-10-06 19:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-10-04 15:08 Rich Felker
2016-10-04 15:27 ` Jeff King
2016-10-04 15:40   ` Rich Felker
2016-10-04 16:08     ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-04 16:11       ` Rich Felker
2016-10-04 17:16         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-04 18:00           ` Ray Donnelly
2016-10-04 17:39       ` [musl] " Rich Felker
2016-10-05 11:17         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-05 13:01           ` Szabolcs Nagy
2016-10-05 13:15           ` Rich Felker
2016-10-04 22:06       ` James B
2016-10-04 22:33         ` Rich Felker
2016-10-04 22:48           ` Junio C Hamano
2016-10-05 13:11           ` Jakub Narębski
2016-10-05 16:15             ` [musl] " Rich Felker
2016-10-05 10:41         ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-05 11:59           ` James B
2016-10-05 16:11             ` Jeff King
2016-10-05 16:27               ` Rich Felker
2016-10-06 10:44             ` Johannes Schindelin
2016-10-06 19:18       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2016-10-06 19:23         ` Jeff King
2016-10-06 19:25           ` Rich Felker [this message]
2016-10-06 19:28             ` Jeff King
2016-10-06 22:42         ` Ramsay Jones
2016-10-07 11:30           ` Jakub Narębski
2016-10-04 16:01   ` Johannes Schindelin

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