Update included popt to version 1.7
jw at pegasys.ws
Fri May 16 10:09:50 EST 2003
On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 02:42:24PM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> [Oops, accidentally pressed Ctrl+Enter last time]
> jw schultz wrote:
> > OK. With that widespread a usage it cannot not be in the
> > major dists and is confirmed to be in cygwin. Lets drop
> > popt source. One less bit of foreign code to keep in sync
> > and port patches for.
> Rsync's popt has local modifications:
> 2003-01-18 19:00 wayned
> * popt.c (1.5): Define DBL_EPSILON if it doesn't exist.
> 2003-01-14 21:37 dwd
> * popthelp.c (1.3): Don't use the return value from sprintf because
> it doesn't work on Sunos4.
> 2003-01-12 21:49 wayned
> * system.h (1.3): Use the old kludge of using malloc() if alloca()
> is missing.
> 2003-01-11 19:01 dwd
> * poptconfig.c (1.4): Cast the return from alloca to work better on
> 2003-01-11 14:39 dwd
> * popt.c (1.4): Cast the return of alloca to remove a fatal error
> on Cray UNICOS.
> Granted, these are mainly compilation fixes for popt itself, but they
> presumably indicate systems which often do not have a system popt. Not that
> I've ever seen any of these fairly obscure systems, but they should at least
> be mentioned in the release notes.
I'd have no problem our hosting a patch for popt to deal
with any of these that actually affect rsync. That is until
they get fixed.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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