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Re: gzip 1.3.6 broken on Tandem NSK/OSS

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: gzip 1.3.6 broken on Tandem NSK/OSS
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 16:50:35 -0800
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Matthew Woehlke <address@hidden> writes:

> gzip 1.3.6 does not build on Tandem NSK/OSS because it uses fchdir,
> which does not exist on NSK/OSS. This was added in gzip 1.3.5. Is
> there a replacement for this function (e.g. in gnulib)? Can its use be
> removed/conditionalized?

I don't know of any replacement.

Its use should be removable, but I'd rather have you do the grunt work
since this is low priority on non-obsolete platforms.  Can you please
explain more how fchdir got in there?  gzip itself doesn't invoke

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