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Re: [PATCH] mountlist/ptsname_r: leverage AC_HEADER_MAJOR

From: Dmitry V. Levin
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mountlist/ptsname_r: leverage AC_HEADER_MAJOR
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2016 16:20:27 +0300

On Sat, Apr 16, 2016 at 01:20:32PM +0100, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 16/04/16 11:51, Bruno Haible wrote:
> >Hi Mike,
> >
> >>These two modules use makedev/major/minor but don't have explicit
> >>checks for the functions.  Use the existing autoconf macro which
> >>will probe some headers for use and set up some defines.
> >
> >Does this change fix a compilation problem? You did not say so.
> Context in 
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2016-03/msg00025.html
> glibc-2.23 and musl now need this change it seems.
> I suggested a makedev gnulib module in the thread above
> as it's not just the headers that are varying,
> as also some systems use mkdev() and some makedev().
> The patch should be fine to apply though and fixes an immediate issue.

Only mountlist part of the patch is relevant, the ptsname_r part is not


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