Jeff King <> napisaƂ:
>On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 11:47:51AM +0200, Piotr Krukowiecki wrote:
>> >> > it still ends up as a single function call). The downside is
>that it has
>> >> > to be remembered at each site that uses strcasecmp, but we do
>not use
>> >> > pointers to standard library functions very often.
>> >>
>> >> Is it possible to add a test which fails if wrapper is not used?
>> >
>> > No test needed for this, as compilation or linkage will fail, I
>> But only when someone compiles on MinGW, no?
>Yeah. I think a more clear way to phrase the question would be: is
>some trick we can use to booby-trap strcasecmp as a function pointer so
>that it fails to compile even on systems where it would otherwise work?
>I can't think off-hand of a way to do so using preprocessor tricks, and
>even if we could, I suspect the result would end up quite ugly. 

What I meant was: can we add a test (in t/) which greps git source code and 
fails if it finds strcasecmp string? 

It could count number of strcasecmp and expect to find only 1 or exclude  known 
location of the wrapper. 

Piotr Krukowiecki 
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