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Re: size_t in lber.h
- To: Bert Vermeulen <firstname.lastname@example.org>, openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: size_t in lber.h
- From: "Kurt D. Zeilenga" <Kurt@OpenLDAP.org>
- Date: Thu, 03 Jun 1999 12:44:44 -0700
- Organization: OpenLDAP <http://www.openldap.org/>
- References: <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>
I've cc'ed -devel on this to allow wider discussions.
Bert Vermeulen wrote:
> Since you've made the memory allocation changes in lber.h, it needs size_t
> defined... that means it won't work in a client unless stdio.h is included
> first. No big deal, but I wasn't sure if you were aware of this.
I am. We haven't decided how best to deal with this. One has to be very
careful to what headers <lber.h> and <ldap.h> include. Including headers,
even STDC headers, can cause portability problems. (Yes, we support
non-STDC C translators).
Right now, I am considering conditionally including <stddef.h>, not <stdio.h>,
Including <stdio.h> would bring in too much junk.
> While I'm at it, shouldn't ldap.h include lber.h by default?
<ldap.h> should unconditionally include <lber.h>.
I will likely commit changes to this effect soon.