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Re: build failure of glob module on NetBSD: request for member ‘dd_fd’..
Re: build failure of glob module on NetBSD: request for member ‘dd_fd’...
Tue, 26 Apr 2022 15:02:30 -0700
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On 4/21/22 00:41, Benno Schulenberg wrote:
glob.c:1361:21: error: request for member ‘dd_fd’ in something not a structure
Thanks for reporting that. That's due to a bug in NetBSD 9.2's
implementation of dirfd. It's not implemented as a function (which is a
bug in and of itself; POSIX says it must work even if you #undef it),
and its macro doesn't work with a void * argument (where a function
A good way to fix this would be to modify the dirfd module to work
around the NetBSD bugs. I took the easy way out, though, and simply
documented the bugs and modified glob to not run afoul of the bugs, by
installing the attached patch into Gnulib.
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