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Re: [PATCH] apply: use strcmp(3) for comparing strings in gitdiff_verify_name()




René Scharfe <l.s.r@xxxxxx> writes:

> I wonder when we can begin to target C99 in git's source, though. :)

Let's get the ball rolling by starting to use some of the useful
features like designated initializers, perhaps, in a small, critical
and reasonably stable part of the system that anybody must compile,
leave it in one full release cycle or two, and when we hear nobody
complains, introduce it en masse for the remainder of the system?

That way, we will see if there are people who need pre-C99 soon
enough, and we won't have to scramble reverting too many changes
when it happens.