Build problems - unistd.h

Matthew Woehlke
Wed May 30 03:05:00 GMT 2007

Greg Chicares wrote:
> On 2007-05-30 00:12Z, Scott Peterson wrote:
>> Here's the content of the intermediate file dbus-binding-tool-glib.i:
> [major snip]
> On 2007-05-29 02:07Z, you had written:
>> In file included from /usr/include/unistd.h:4,
>>                 from dbus-binding-tool-glib.c:39:
>> /usr/include/sys/unistd.h:108: error: parse error before numeric constant
> Look at line 108 of that file. In my copy, it's a prototype
> for _pipe() . Now look for _pipe() in the preprocessed output:
>> int __attribute__((__cdecl__)) _pipe (int __fildes[2], 4096, _O_BINARY);
> Maybe that's the "parse error before numeric constant"?
> What does line 108 in your /usr/include/sys/unistd.h say,
> exactly? Assuming it's not corrupted, the real question is
> how it got turned into the preprocessed line above. hazard a guess, I suspect some .h has '#define pipe(a) _pipe(a, 
4096, _O_BINARY)'.

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