[tex-live] Build of `chktex' for TeXLive SVN trunk fails if one have a `stpcpy' implementation

Dirk Ullrich dirk.ullrich at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 11:56:24 CEST 2012

Hello Peter and Ivan,

2012/10/10 Peter Breitenlohner <peb at mppmu.mpg.de>:
> Using stpcpy() without previous declaration yields `implicit declaration'
> and more warning and possibly bad code, something I'd like to avoid under
> all circumstances.  So we need to check if stpcpy is declared in <string.h>
> and not only if the function is implemented in the C library.
unfortunately I do not know much about Autotools. But maybe one can
create a special Autoconf test function / macro to check whether
stpcpy() is declared in `string.h'?

Just my two cents.

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