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Re: gnulib fails for build on Mac OS X 10.4: get_ppid_of.c:36:22: error:
Re: gnulib fails for build on Mac OS X 10.4: get_ppid_of.c:36:22: error: libproc.h: No such file or directory
Sat, 18 Dec 2021 15:13:12 +0100
Evan Miller wrote:
> proc_pidinfo is a system function not available on 10.4. When compiling with
> the 10.5 SDK and deploying to 10.4, a run-time link error will result on 10.4
> using the patch.
Have you verified this? From what Ryan Schmidt wrote, I understood that it
would be a weakly bound symbol. (But how to test whether the symbol is
actually present at runtime, then?)
What solution can you offer so that
- in < 10.5, we have no error,
- in >= 10.5, proc_pidinfo gets used?
> It may seem like a problem that the newer system will not use the new SDK
Yes, this is not what we want, because then get_ppid_of would be a dummy that