[PATCH 0/9] libmd: Porting to more exotic platforms

Guillem Jover guillem at hadrons.org
Wed May 31 04:40:51 UTC 2017


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On Mon, 2017-04-10 at 13:10:37 +0200, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> here's a list of patches to get libmd working on non-BSD and non-Linux
> platforms, like Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Cygwin, MinGW with both gcc and
> native compilers, if any.

Thanks for the patch series, portability fixes are always very much
welcome. I've started going over the patches, and merged several, I have
some issues with others, which I'll be covering, but probably only later

> While I was porting the weak SHA384 function definitions, I've realized
> that I fail to see a reason why those SHA384 functions should be less
> strong at all than their SHA512 implementations, so the last patch
> drops SHA384 symbol weakness for now, although weak symbol portability
> might be possible using AX_SYS_WEAK_ALIAS macro from autoconf-archive:
> https://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf-archive/ax_sys_weak_alias.html

Well, it's mainly to get aliases for the same function implementations,
instead of having to go trough a proxy function, which is suboptimal


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