On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 10:53 PM, Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> wrote:
> Actually, it is _wrong_ for us to rely on system header files to
> define this symbol for us.  Declaring "extern char **environ" is
> responsibility of the user programs (like us).

Actually, that's right.  The C99 standard doesn't mention anything
about `environ' (only defines `getenv') and POSIX explicitly
states "the [environ] variable, which must be declared by the user if
it is to be used directly"

> When _GNU_SOURCE is defined glibc header (I think it is unistd.h)
> seem to define it for us.
> Perhaps the correct fix is to revert ec535cc2 for everybody, and if
> MinGW needs such a workaround, do it inside #ifndef MINGW?

That sounds right.

Benoit "tsuna" Sigoure
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