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Re: missing type in sys/types.h
On Mon, 2004-10-11 at 11:22, Siegmar Gross wrote:
> I've just tried to build MPICH-1.2.6 on the current Cygwin release and
> have had a problem because "bool_t" isn't defined in "sys/types.h" so that
> "rpc/xdr.h" couldn't be compiled.
Does mpich expect bool_t in sys/types.h?
sys/types.h is covered by standards and I am not aware of any system
providing bool_t there.
> After adding the line "typedef int bool_t;"
> to sys/types.h and adding "-lib=-lrpc" to mpich's "configure" (otherwise
> the functions "_xdr_*" couldn't be found) I succeded.
All xdr/rpc implementations I am aware about, provide bool_t as a
typedef or define to 32bit int in rpc/types.h.
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