[PATCH 1/6 v2] Add X*asprintf() routines to mirror common asprintf() routines

Mikhail Gusarov dottedmag at dottedmag.net
Wed Dec 1 10:51:59 PST 2010

Twas brillig at 10:42:56 01.12.2010 UTC-08 when keithp at keithp.com did gyre and gimble:

 >> Provides a portable implementation of this common allocating
 >> sprintf() API found in many, but not yet all, of the platforms we
 >> support.  If the platform provides vasprintf() we simply wrap it,
 >> otherwise we implement it - either way callers can use it regardless
 >> of platform.

 KP> I didn't see any closure to my question as to whether we should just be
 KP> exporting these as 'asprintf' et al., instead of creating a new name.

Also should those be exported at all. Is X server still an OS? :)

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