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Re: getloadavg.c fails to compile on QNX 6.4.1

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: getloadavg.c fails to compile on QNX 6.4.1
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 22:48:07 +0200

address@hidden wrote:
> getloadavg.c fails to build on QNX 6.4.1.  /usr/include/nlist.h exists, so
> configure defines HAVE_NLIST_H.  This makes getloadavg.c define
> NLIST_STRUCT.  Since NLIST_STRUCT is defined, getloadavg.c assumes that
> n_name is a pointer, but /usr/include/nlist.h makes it a 12-character
> array.  This causes the compiler to generate an error when it tries to
> assign to the member.
> Would it be better to check for __QNX__ in getloadavg.c and handle this
> case or to create a configure test for this?

It would be better to add a configure test, in case some day __QNX__
changes some day.

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