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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: I hate HPUX (getwd)
Date Wed, 12 Feb 1997 20:51:36 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 12 Feb 1997, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> 
> > Marc Slemko wrote:
> > > 
> > > Ok.  I finally figured out the story on getwd() on HPUX.  It is in 10.10,
> > > and comiles normally.  In 10.01 you need -lBSD to link it in.  Arrrrgh.
> > > 
> > > I am open to suggestions.  
> > > 
> > 
> > Historically, getcwd() has been SysV and getwd() has been BSD; hybrids
> > either provide both or, more usually, the SysV version which itself is
> > most often implemented as a piped response from /bin/pwd.
> > 
> > We could add HAVE_GETWD, HAVE_GETCWD to the conf stuff... if neither
> > is selected we could roll our own. HAVE_GETWD should be prefered
> > simply for the performance considerations. Or, we could add
> > findcwd() in util.c and use that throughout the code and
> > generate that using getwd/getcwd to avoid littering the code
> > itself with #ifdefs if used alot...
> 
> Performance considerations?  Like what?  Many systems implement getwd() as
> a wrapper to getcwd().

TYPO
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