"_" prefix in Windows stdlib calls (was: [GSOC]Firebird Integration Weekly Update 03)

Norbert Thiebaud nthiebaud at gmail.com
Mon Jul 1 06:41:31 PDT 2013

On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 8:05 AM, Tor Lillqvist <tml at iki.fi> wrote:
>> a lot of 'normal' c/posix function 'foo' are named _foo on windows for
>> some reason...
> That would be POSIX functions in particular, because (surprise?) Windows is
> not POSIX. The C library has some nominally POSIX-like API but don't let
> that fool you into thinking it would attempt any "emulation".

Actually snprintf is not posix but (surprise?) C99.


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