glibc-2.3.2 and errno

Matt Reppert arashi at
Mon Mar 3 15:39:30 PST 2003

On Mon, 3 Mar 2003 16:55:22 -0600
"DJ Lucas" <dj_me at> wrote:

> Greg Schafer wrote:
> >
> > the solution is to add "#include <errno.h>" and remove references to
> > "extern int errno;"
> Will that particular fix, break things with 2.3.1 or even 2.2.x??  I
> don't have a copy of them here at the moment.

No. This is the way it's supposed to be done. Software that declares errno
as an extern int like that is broken and needs to be fixed.

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