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--- Comment #2 from Sean Kelly <> 2009-11-22 07:11:20 PST 
The OS-specic blocks in the Posix headers are there to ease maintenance.  As
Walter has said, the alternative would be to have separate headers for each OS,
but I personally find it easier to work with them as-is.  I don't want to put
common stuff in a shared Posix version because it could cause problems later. 
Add support for another OS that doesn't define things that way and you either
have to separate it all again or add finer-grained versioning, which would be a

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