Subject: Re: pkg/24861: mail/metamail doesn't build on linux
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/20/2004 10:24:11
On Sat, 20 Mar 2004 wrote:

> metamail doesn't build on linux due to missing signal SIGEMT and some
> conflicting declarations.

I saw same.

>  #ifndef LINUX
> -    signal(SIGEMT, cleanup);

According to config.h, LINUX could be defined.

Maybe SIGEMT is needed by others?

> +#if !(defined(__linux__))
>  #if defined(STDC_HEADERS) || defined(USG) || defined(SYSV)
>  #include <string.h>
>  #else /* not (STDC_HEADERS or USG) */
>  #include <strings.h>
>  #endif /* STDC_HEADERS or USG */
> +#endif

Maybe STDC_HEADERS or USG or SYSV should be set.

Looking at config.h again I see that setting LINUX will do:
#ifdef LINUX
#define SYSV /* Linux is SysV */

Can you try building metamail without your patches and in the
pkgsrc/metamail/Makefile have something like

Thanks for your PR.

   Jeremy C. Reed