building the gcc-3.2-3 bootstrap fails on libstdc++-v3

Thomas Pfaff
Tue Dec 17 01:13:00 GMT 2002

On Mon, 16 Dec 2002, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 03:26:27AM -0800, James Michael DuPont wrote:
> >As promised, I have started to check the releases
> >of cygwin by bootstrapping them.
> >This one got pretty far, all the way to libstdc++-v3.
> >
> >The error is :
> >../../../../include/getopt.h:115: declaration of C function `int
> >getopt()'
> >   conflicts with
> >/usr/include/sys/unistd.h:125: previous declaration `int getopt(int,
> >char*   const*, const char*)' here
> In case it isn't clear, I *do not care* about this problem. I am able to
> build gcc myself with no problem.  I *don't care* if it doesn't work for
> you since the fix is so completely trivial.
> If you want to suggest a fix that goes beyond making the obvious change
> to ../include/getopt.h, then send it to the gcc mailing list.
> Otherwise, these reports are just noise here.
> You've got a functional gcc compiler use it.  If you want to build it yourself,
> then fix the source and move on.
> How many times do I have to say this???


IMHO the easiest way to fix this is to remove the getopt prototype from
unistd.h and include getopt.h instead. This will define HAVE_DECL_GETOPT
and the build will not fail. I might create a patch if you agree.

Otherwise you have to say this again and again i suppose.


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