[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v5 04/17] build: define _GNU_SOURCE globally

Bruce Richardson bruce.richardson at intel.com
Fri Feb 26 10:08:03 CET 2021

On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 07:22:37PM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> There was an intent to define _GNU_SOURCE globally,
> but it was not set in pkg-config for external applications.
Is this something that we really want to do, to force all external apps to
use _GNU_SOURCE when compiling? Do some of our header files rely on
definitions only available with _GNU_SOURCE? If so, we should probably look
to remove that dependency rather than mandating the define.

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