[Mono-devel-list] Mono on AIX [Virus checked]

Dick Porter dick at ximian.com
Wed Dec 1 06:51:05 EST 2004

On Wed, 2004-12-01 at 12:21 +0100,
Winfried.Harbecke at Extern.Sparkassen-Informatik.de wrote:
> Sorry about the confusion, yes I was referring to threads.h. If that
> is purely a name conflict beween AIX and Windows, it might be o.k. to
> leave the _AIX flag in place (can you think of another name - _AIX will
> only work for GCC not the native xlc from IBM).

I don't know.  Besides, we should be doing this with a configure feature
check rather than a platform define.  Or #if 0 the whole set of unused
defines, and worry about the name collision if we ever want to use the

> >> Interesting.  The Linux man page for gettimeofday still says
> >> <sys/time.h>.  I'll fix that in the source.
> >And glibc still wants <sys/time.h> for the gettimeofday() prototype, so
> >I won't fix it :)
> I'd be happy with another name for the ifdef flag. Actually, <sys/time.h>
> should have
> the conventional multiple use protection on all platforms that we care
> about, so why
> not have both includes? It does work on AIX as far as I can see.    :-)

Having both includes is fine by me, so long as it doesn't break any
other platform.

- Dick

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