Subject: Re: pkg/30308: conflicting local errno in lang/perl5.8
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 06/08/2005 20:06:10
On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 07:43:14AM +0000, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> 	#include <errno.h>
> 	#ifndef errno
> 	extern int errno;
> 	#endif
> While this may not be necessarily correct either, at least it would
> consistent within the Perl sources, and we can wait for something
> better to appear in future Perl versions.  The Configure script implies
> that the Perl maintainers are aware of this problem, and will fix it
> in the future.

That's the same fix as I suggested alternatively to Perl. It's fine
with me.