Subject: Re: pkgsrc compilation failure on redhat linux 7.2
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/26/2002 22:57:57 wrote:

> i'm trying to compile pkgsrc bootstrapping kit on redhat linux 7.2 (with
> last official updates)

> ./bootstrap
> after some output there's an error:
> gcc -I. -I. -DHAVE_CONFIG_H  -I./missing -DNEED_HOST_CDEFS_H
> "-D_PATH_DEFSYSPATH=\"/usr/pkg/share/mk\"" -DMAKE_BOOTSTRAP    -c -o
> compat.o compat.c
> compat.c: In function `CompatRunCommand':
> compat.c:318: incompatible type for argument 1 of `wait'

What version of gcc is this?  If it happens to be 2.96 or 3.x, could you
try with 2.95.x and see if that works?


I seem to be having this tremendous difficulty with my lifestyle.