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Re: misc/50166

The following reply was made to PR misc/50166; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Robert Millan <>
To: Antti Kantee <>
Subject: Re: misc/50166
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2015 15:19:34 +0200

 El 20/09/15 a les 14:48, Antti Kantee ha escrit:
 > On 20/09/15 12:20, Robert Millan wrote:
 >>>> what is the expected include path for arch.c -> compat_defs.h?
 >>> Try adding:
 >>> #include "nbtool_config.h"
 >>> #endif
 >>> to the appropriate place(s).
 >> I don't think this can work. Looking at the log, make is initially
 >> compiled before running
 >>, then uses make to build other stuff, and then
 >> nbtool_config.h is
 >> dynamically generated by src/tools/compat/configure.
 >> Can we make an exception for make and put the MAXPATHLEN ifdef in make.h
 >> too?
 > You don't think it can work, or you tested it => it didn't work, and you think there's a fundamental flaw in the scheme?
 I tested it and it didn't work, then I noticed the chicken & egg problem. Sorry I wasn't clear enough.
 > Do you still need the bits in compat/{Makefile,}?  Can those be addressed by using compat_defs.h instead of hardcoding the values based on uname -s?  Or does that require including nbtool_config.h from a large number of .c files?
 Possibly not. I'll check and get back to you.
 Robert Millan

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