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From: Bruno Haible <bruno@clisp.org>
To: Simon Josefsson <simon@josefsson.org>
Cc: bug-gnulib@gnu.org, Jim Meyering <jim@meyering.net>,
	Paul Eggert <eggert@cs.ucla.edu>
Subject: Re: fts: Document this module
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2023 00:41:47 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <8008067.n2SeQjunJ6@nimes> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87r0vqhzku.fsf@josefsson.org>

> The gnulib fts is different from glibc API, and they can return
> different results when called the same way.  See end of earlier thread
> here:
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2021-07/msg00070.html

Thanks for the heads-up, Simon.

> I'm not sure what could be done.  Perhaps adding a sentence to the
> gnulib documentation stating that the gnulib fts is not a drop-in
> replacement for missing fts functionality but a separate implementation
> with different behaviour.

I'm not sure about what to write either. Jim or Paul, what should we state
— either in the 'fts' module description, or in the .texi documentation?


  reply	other threads:[~2023-01-19 23:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-19 17:38 fts: Document this module Bruno Haible
2023-01-19 23:30 ` Simon Josefsson via Gnulib discussion list
2023-01-19 23:41   ` Bruno Haible [this message]
2023-01-20  3:05     ` Paul Eggert
2023-01-20  5:24       ` Jim Meyering

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