[vdr] [RFC] [PATCH] tools.c: use C++ headers instead of deprecated C headers

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Dec 12 23:13:49 CET 2010

Looking at Henning Heinhold’s patch [1] he changed the includes to the C++ headers instead of the C headers. At least Wikipedia says [2], that the C headers are deprecated.

    C++ provides this functionality in the header cstdarg; the C header, though permitted, is deprecated in C++.

Is it desirable to change the includes in all files? If yes, is there a tool which would accomplish this, since after the substitution a reordering is needed?

[1] http://cgit.openembedded.org/cgit.cgi/openembedded/tree/recipes/vdr/files/cplusplus.patch?id=97e1b707d6504343f02e683f49eb2cb6db2cc091
[2] https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Stdarg.h

Signed-off-by: Paul Menzel <paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net>
 tools.c |   10 +++++-----
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools.c b/tools.c
index 3ce12ec..9a400a8 100644
--- a/tools.c
+++ b/tools.c
@@ -8,9 +8,12 @@
 #include "tools.h"
-#include <ctype.h>
+#include <cctype>
+#include <cerrno>
+#include <cstdarg>
+#include <cstdlib>
+#include <ctime>
 #include <dirent.h>
-#include <errno.h>
 extern "C" {
 #ifdef boolean
@@ -18,11 +21,8 @@ extern "C" {
 #include <jpeglib.h>
 #undef boolean
-#include <stdarg.h>
-#include <stdlib.h>
 #include <sys/time.h>
 #include <sys/vfs.h>
-#include <time.h>
 #include <unistd.h>
 #include <utime.h>
 #include "i18n.h"
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