Subject: Re: troubles building current on an alpha
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/12/2001 08:09:14
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 09:32:32AM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:

 > > This is the (semi-)common "forget to include <string.h> problem." that
 > > doesn't affect many (all?) 32 bit platforms but shows up on alphas.
 > > I've committed a fix - you should see it on the anoncvs mirrors in the
 > > next few hours.
 > 	Is there some sane way to make this generate a warning on say...
 > 	i386 platforms? :)

Actually, I think it's a bug in gcc -- gcc is allowing its implicit
prototypes of built-in functions to pass -Wmissing-prototypes, which
it has to do for some built-ins, but shouldn't do for built-ins which
replace things in the user namespace.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>