On 2013-10-30 18.14, Torsten Bögershausen wrote:
> On 2013-10-30 18.01, Vicent Martí wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 5:51 PM, Torsten Bögershausen <tbo...@web.de> wrote:
>>> There is a name clash under cygwin 1.7 (1.5 is OK)
>>> The following "first aid hot fix" works for me:
>> If Cygwin declares its own bswap_64, wouldn't it be better to use it
>> instead of overwriting it with our own?
> this will be part of a longer patch.
> I found that some systems have something like this:
> #define htobe64(x) bswap_64(x)
> And bswap_64 is a function, so we can not detect it by "asking"
> #ifdef bswap_64
> But we can use
> #ifdef htobe64
> and this will be part of a bigger patch.
> And, in general, we should avoid to introduce functions which may have a
> name clash.
> Using the git_ prefix for function names is a good practice.
> So in order to unbrake the compilation error under cygwin 17,
> the "hotfix" can be used.
I just realized that there seem to problems to compile pu under msysgit.
More investigation needed here.
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