[fpc-pascal] usage of {$FPC_USE_LIBC}

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Jul 18 21:34:14 CEST 2006

> Am Dienstag, den 18.07.2006, 15:42 +0200 schrieb Marco van de Voort:
> > 
> > *dir functions are special. These are (3) functions and are done by an own
> > probably not 100% compat implementation in syscall ports.
> I'll go looking there, thanks.
> ... has this changed recently? I looked at almost any file having
> "syscall" in it's name but didn't find anything regarding "*dir". I
> forgot to mention that I'm using fpc 2.0.2 release sources atm.

Did you grep?

For linux they are in linux/ossysc.inc,
prefix by fp as per baseunix convention (fpreaddir,fpopendir)

> >  Why would you want
> > to do this?
> Because "readdir_r" gives proper error messages and "readdir" doesn't.

Depends on implementation, but actually I meant:  why are you not using
findfirst/findnext which is portable?

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