error compiling patch

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Sun Jan 7 11:35:11 PST 2001

On January  6, 2001 07:26 pm, Matthias Minich wrote:
> hi list...
> well, LFS always is interesting. never the same problems: *grin*
> while trying to install patch, i got this out after hitting make. i'm using
> glibc2.2 and kernel 2.4 (the newest sources from the 3rd jan 2001)
> root:/usr/src/ed-0.2# make
> gcc -c -I. -I. -DHAVE_CONFIG_H  -O3 -march=i586 buf.c
> In file included from buf.c:26:
> ed.h:241: conflicting types for `sys_errlist'
> /usr/include/stdio.h:564: previous declaration of `sys_errlist'
> make: *** [buf.o] Error 1
> root:/usr/src/ed-0.2#

edit ed.h, comment out line 241, it'll compile now

Gerard Beekmans

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