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Re: C++ in inetutils?

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: C++ in inetutils?
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 21:18:27 +0200
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On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 08:55:07AM -0700, Jeff Bailey wrote:
> The problem is that I'd really like to have an OO interface to the
> SNMP modules.  Radar is being coded primarily in C++, so it's a good
> fit.
> We have traditionally stuck to C for inetutils.  Since we've recently
> declared that we don't actively support some of the weirder targets
> (like CRAY), is it acceptable to use C++ for certain
> applications/libraries?

How about letting autoconf figure it out and make lack of C++ compiler a
non-critical failure (but just disable the C++ components)?


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