problems compiling dev-src (Cygwin B20.1) on Linux

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri Dec 31 13:28:00 GMT 1999


Thanks for the patch.  It looks like this is already fixed in
our sources.  I appreciate your tracking this down, though.

-chris

On Tue, Dec 07, 1999 at 01:00:56PM -0800, Tom Williams wrote:
>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)
>       abort ();
> #else
>       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: tomdkat@home.com
>+       */
>+      int amount = 0;
> #if !defined (__hpux) && !defined (cray)
>-                1
>+       amount = 1;
> #else
>-                2
>-#endif /* !__hpux && !cray */
>-                );
>+       amount = 2;
>+#endif /* !__hupx && !cray */
>+       return !strncmp (name, mem,
>+                sizeof (hdr.ar_name) - amount);
> #endif
>     }
>
>Peace......
>
>Tom
>
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>Chris Faylor <cgf@cygnus.com> on 12/06/99 01:47:03 PM
>
>Please respond to cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com
>
>To:   Tom Williams/HQ/dssi, cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com
>cc:
>Subject:  Re: problems compiling dev-src (Cygwin B20.1) on Linux
>
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>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,
>Win32
>>>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.
>cgf
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