Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Erik Faye-Lund <kusmab...@gmail.com> writes:
>> On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 7:13 PM, Ramsay Jones
>> <ram...@ramsay1.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>>> The getline() function is a GNU extension (you need to define
>>> _GNU_SOURCE before including stdio.h) and is, therefore, not
>>> portable. In particular, getline() is not available on MinGW.
>> Actually, getline is a POSIX-2008 feature, so it's not (simply) a GNU
> True, thanks for pointing it out. Justify the change with something
> like this instead, perhaps?
> The getline() function, even though is in POSIX.1-2008, is
> not available on some platforms. Use strbuf_getline() for
> By the way, the remainder of the proposed log message talks about
> the difference between getline() that keeps the terminating LF vs
> strbuf_getline() that drops it. Would strbuf_getwholeline() be a
> better alternative?
I don't think it matters; I was just making sure Florian was aware
of the difference (it will not appear in the commit message anyway),
including the memory leak in the original code.
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