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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: Naming conflicts
Date Sat, 07 Feb 1998 15:18:55 GMT
Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> 
> In article <9802061638.AA08450@gensym1.gensym.com> you wrote:
> 
> > Could we add a line in conf.h.
> >     #include <hide.h>
> > Then add that file:
> 
> >[...]
> > #define make_array apache_make_array /* libgsi conflicts */
> 
> +1 for the idea, because the same approach Perl already uses with its
> .../CORE/embed.h file.  They generate it automatically, so we can do this the
> same way. How about a little script which generates such a hide.h file? This
> would reduce namespace conflicts in general and we avoid problems with the
> various 3rd party modules and libraries someone wants to link to Apache.

Maybe I'm not awake yet, but how does this work without going back
to the definition of the original identifier and modifying the source?
AFAIK, locating the definition of a function in order to rename it
requires sentient participation..

#ken	P-)}

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