[Xcb] no extern "C" in the generated header files
git at peter.is-a-geek.org
Sun Mar 8 13:37:55 PDT 2009
On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Vincent Torri wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Mar 2009, Peter Harris wrote:
>> I just picked two C projects at random (Lua and Git), and neither one
>> has an extern "C" in any .h file. Clearly, your experience does not
>> match mine.
> thanks to be harsch.
I'm sorry. I wasn't trying to be harsh. I was just saying that I
haven't noticed a lot of C projects including C++ headers.
> I have a 2 dozens of project that i compile and use, and all have extern "C"
> in their header files, to allow linking with c++ compilers without adding
> anything that the inclusion of the header file. But you are such a great
> programmer that i don't discuss anymore of the interest of having extern "C"
> in header files.
Clearly I am not such a great programmer, since I am not familiar with
those dozen projects. I am willing to be enlightened.
It turns out that XCB is one of the projects that does support C++;
did you see the message elsethread that latest libXCB already includes
> Finally, you and Jamey are the guys that move me away from xcb a bit more
I'm sorry you feel that way.
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