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From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
Cc: Sevan Janiyan <>
Subject: Re: Fwd: textproc/mdocml 1.13.3 on Solaris 10
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:25:02 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 04:35:11PM +0100, Ingo Schwarze wrote:
> Hi Sevan,
> Kristaps Dzonsons cited Sevan Janiyan on Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 09:58:39PM +0900:
> > I've just stumbled across an issue with mdocml when building on
> > Solaris 10 via pkgsrc-current, mkdtemp(), dirfd() and vasprintf() are
> > not available on there hence build fails:
> It is hard to believe these are really unavailable.  mkdtemp() and dirfd()
> are POSIX 2008.  Admittedly, vasprintf() is a GNU extension, but it is
> so common and important that i don't understand how a system could live
> without it.

Solaris 10 is likely older than POSIX 2008, so no real surprise there...

> Besides, this is a *linker* failure.  If these functions were really
> unavailable, there would be no prototypes in the header files, and
> the *compiler* would already fail.  So i suspect somebody merely
> hid the object code away in some other shared library, not -lc.

Missing prototypes are normally only a warning.

That said, since this is in the context of pkgsrc, the problem is likely
just missing logic for using LDADD.

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2015-03-16 12:58 ` Kristaps Dzonsons
2015-03-16 15:35   ` Ingo Schwarze
2015-03-16 17:25     ` Joerg Sonnenberger [this message]
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2015-03-18 19:51         ` Ingo Schwarze

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