[patch] Re: HAL and hotplugging

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Sun Mar 16 15:04:47 PDT 2008

>> Also, I know strncasecmp isn't standard.. and I used it. Is that an
>> issue? 
> When we hit a platform that doesn't have it, we can steal the BSD
> libc's implementation.  Until then, I wouldn't really worry -- I
> guess, just add a configure check that looks for it and bombs out if
> not. 

configure checks are good, but strncasecmp is pretty "standard" by
most measures of the word.  It's been in POSIX for well over a decade
and appeared in the initial Single Unix Specification which is 
something like 1994 vintage.

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