problems compiling dev-src (Cygwin B20.1) on Linux
Tue Dec 7 14:04:00 GMT 1999
Here is the patch:
--- arscan.c-orig Fri Nov 1 14:08:25 1996
+++ arscan.c Mon Dec 6 19:12:46 1999
@@ -434,14 +434,21 @@ ar_name_equal (name, mem, truncated)
struct ar_hdr hdr;
- return !strncmp (name, mem,
- sizeof (hdr.ar_name) -
+ /* Changed code to determine the truncated amount to remove
+ the #ifdef code that was in the middle of the call to strncmp
+ to fix a gcc-2.95.2 on Linux 2.2.13 compile problem.
+ Code changed by Tom Williams on 12/6/99
+ e-mail: email@example.com
+ int amount = 0;
#if !defined (__hpux) && !defined (cray)
+ amount = 1;
-#endif /* !__hpux && !cray */
+ amount = 2;
+#endif /* !__hupx && !cray */
+ return !strncmp (name, mem,
+ sizeof (hdr.ar_name) - amount);
Chris Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> on 12/06/99 01:47:03 PM
Please respond to email@example.com
To: Tom Williams/HQ/dssi, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: problems compiling dev-src (Cygwin B20.1) on Linux
On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 01:10:31PM -0500, Chris Faylor wrote:
>On Sun, Dec 05, 1999 at 06:11:26PM -0800, Tom Williams wrote:
>>Hi! I was trying to build Cygwin B20.1 from source (dev-src) on Linux
>>(2.2.13 kernel w/ glibc-2.1.2) in an attempt to build a Linux hosted,
>>targetted cross compiler based on gcc-2.95.2.
>>I found the file arscan.c would not compile due to some #ifdef coding for
>>portability in a certain function.
>>How should I send in the "patch" I made to get it to properly compile?
>Send the patch to the mailing list.
>I assume that it is small enough that it won't bother anyone.
I'm sorry. This is not a patch. Peruse past mailing list articles for
information on generating patches. Hint: You use diff.
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