Ilya Zakharevich on Tue, 11 Mar 2003 11:17:51 -0800

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Re: [PATCH CVS] Strchr(77), Strchr([79,75])

On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 03:56:15PM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > This patch allows one to invert Vecsmall("OK").
> While we are at it, I think it is a good time to provides a Strord()
> function that return a t_VEC of t_INT and remove the Vecsmall("OK")
> behavior.
> > +{"Strchr",18,(void*)Str_char,2,"G"},
> Why not give the same name to the GP function and PARI function ?
> It is usually less confusing.

Since GP function names cannot confuse the C or runtime linker.  Given
that most of the time GP/PARI is used on the platforms where the
dynamic linker plays the Russian rulette when it resolves a name, it
is better not to use common names for C externals...

Hope this help,