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Re: pkg/39350: FTBFS: pwlib on sparc64

The following reply was made to PR pkg/39350; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Martin Emrich <>
Subject: Re: pkg/39350: FTBFS: pwlib on sparc64
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 10:45:30 +0200

 David Holland schrieb:
 >  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.
 Hmm, I'll try to get it working, but it might take some time (It's a Sun
 UltraSparcIIe with only 500MHz...). Are there any best practices how to
 create and submit a patch for pkgsrc?

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