findutils-4.1 compilation error

Timothy Bauscher timothy at
Thu Jan 9 17:53:35 PST 2003

On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 05:57:25PM -0700, Mark Lee wrote:
> > 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.
> Try the patch I posted yesterday (or the day before). I think that should make 
> it work.

The point wasn't that it worked without -D_GNU_SOURCE
but that it worked without that flag on something non-x86.
Pinski didn't say anything about -D_GNU_SOURCE breaking


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