[fpc-devel] the libc unit on 64-bit systems

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 21:44:54 CET 2008

On 01/02/2008, peter green <plugwash at p10link.net> wrote:
> Really the only reliable way to get that information is to link with
> libc. Reading the files in /etc will work on a basic system but will
> fail if an alternate authentication system is in use.

Yup, that's what somebody else told me as well.  I must look at the
GTK 1.2 file dialog's code to see what they did to overcome that
issue.  Otherwise simply show directories and file names only in the
fpGUI File Dialog.

  - Graeme -

fpGUI - a cross-platform Free Pascal GUI toolkit

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