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Re: gets() issue

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: gets() issue
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:53:30 -0700
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On 11/19/2012 04:26 PM, matimatik wrote:
> I cannot find #define for HAVE_RAW_DECL_GETS in it (moreover,
> 'grep -R HAVE_RAW_DECL_GETS .' in workdir doesn't show anything
> relevant). But it does contain GNULIB_GETS='1'.

GNULIB_GETS doesn't appear anywhere in current gnulib sources. Is your
package using the latest gnulib?  [This wouldn't be the first time
someone has complained that a package suffers from FTBFS when coupled
with newer glibc, because the package was released with an older gnulib

> config.log also shows some problem with undeclarated optreset and
> getopt_clip. Does this make any sense?

Yes - since those are interfaces that do not exist in glibc.  Just
because something is undeclared doesn't necessarily mean it is a problem.

>> I would expect that line to exist, with a resounding 'no' under modern
>> glibc (and a 'yes' in C99), according to the code that would normally
> Hmmm. What could it mean?

It could mean that the package you are building hasn't upgraded to new
enough gnulib yet.  Beyond that, I'm starting to run out of ideas.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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