findutils-4.1 compilation error

Mark Lee mplee at shaw.ca
Thu Jan 9 16:57:25 PST 2003


On Thursday 09 January 2003 17:41, you wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 02:18:25PM -0600, Kelledin wrote:
> > > > http://bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=465
> > >
> > > How odd.  Must be some quirk of older libc's--the problem didn't
> > > occur on my system.  Then again, I'm building LFS off of LFS.
> > >
> > > If you have the time, could you try the attached patch in Ch. 5?
> >
> > I do not see an attachment.
>
> Okay from reading why -D_GNU_SOURCE was added to the CPPFLAGS,
>
>
> January 6th, 2003 [gerard]: Chapter 05+06 - Findutils: Added
> CPPFLAGS=-D_GNU_SOURCE to promote proper compiling on non-x86
> architectures.
>
> This isn't exactly true.  I just attempted to compile findutils on my IBM
> RS/6000 43P-133, which is of PPC arch.  I have Debian 2.2r7 on there for
> now since I have not yet done the LFS on it, but without the
> -D_GNU_SOURCE it compiled just fine.  So as far as it fixing for
> non-x86, this is not entirely true at all, Maybe tomorrow or something,
> I'll try it on my Sun Sparcsation 10, plain ol' sparc arch there.
>
> Edward Pinski

Try the patch I posted yesterday (or the day before). I think that should make 
it work.
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