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Re: pkg/39350: FTBFS: pwlib on sparc64

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 11:05:00AM +0000, wrote:
 > Building pkgsr/devel/pwlib does not work. (I did a cvs update before).
 > Looks like a 64bit-specific problem, maybe it casts a 64bit pointer
 > to a 32bit integer.

I looked into this; it is trying to use pthread_t (a pointer) as the
key for a table that's indexed by int. Changing the index type
(PINDEX, defined in include/ptlib/unix/ptlib/contain.h) to long
might make it run, but would have a broad effect on the rest of the
package and, judging by the overall code quality, probably break it.

Updating the package to the latest version might help, but I don't
have the wherewithal to do this myself.

David A. Holland

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