findutils-4.1 compilation error

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri Jan 10 06:36:46 PST 2003

On January 9, 2003 09:08 pm, Edward Pinski wrote:
> Okay let me say this, if -D_GNU_SOURCE was added to "aid" compliation
> on non-x86 platforms, yet non-x86 platforms(PPC at least) do not
> need it, there should be no point in having the -D_GNU_SOURCE at all.

It also doesn't say on "all non-x86" platforms. Its meant in the broad sense 
of the world. There's more out there than PPC. Alpha's one of them that needs 
that macro defined.

But we could update the Changelog a bit I suppose.

Gerard Beekmans

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