Re: [PATCH 23/24] select_tut.2: Use MAX(a, b) from <sys/param.h>

From: Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
Date: Fri Sep 11 2020 - 06:03:51 EST

On 9/11/20 10:46 AM, Alejandro Colomar wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> On 2020-09-11 09:54, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) wrote:
>> Hi Alex,
>> On 9/10/20 11:13 PM, Alejandro Colomar wrote:
>>> Signed-off-by: Alejandro Colomar <colomar.6.4.3@xxxxxxxxx>
>> I'm reluctant to apply this, because MAX() is not a standard
>> macro. I suppose it may not be present on some other UNIX
>> systems. You thoughts?
> I know the BSDs have it; maybe not all of them (I don't know them all),
> but it is present at least in OpenBSD, libbsd, FreeBSD so I guess it's
> common enough.
> For other UNIX systems, I have no idea.
> Maybe there's some unicorn UNIX that doesn't have it... impossible to tell.

Yup. So, I think I will skip this patch.



Michael Kerrisk
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