[U-Boot] [PATCH] Avoid using GNU basename

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sat Mar 3 17:06:46 CET 2012

Dear Keith,

please keep the mailing list on Cc:

In message <CAHjoi4eRTxXJKwg_XsEvtELNQmDzfqHzZiRO=MY-jfVYvDUrgA at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> > I'm not a windows expert (actually I'm proud of never having worked
> > with Windows in my whole life), but I think it is only the command
> > line interface that insists of using '\\' (because DOS used '/' as
> > option switch).
> So should we stick on using libgen provided basename to maximize the
> compatibility of different platforms ?

I don't think so.  As the comment in "/usr/include/libgen.h" suggests,
we should use "the weird XPG version of this function" only when
really needed.  And we definitely don;t need to do that on GNU/Linux

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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