libgcrypt fails to compile with Xcode 9 against iOS 11 SDK

Chris Ballinger chris at
Fri Sep 29 21:00:18 CEST 2017

This affects 1.7.x (and probably lower) through 1.8.1. The issue is that
calling 'system()' is not allowed on iOS and is a now compile error with
the latest Xcode 9 / iOS 11 toolchain.

For now I will just comment out the system() calls, but I'll submit a
better ifdef patch when I get around to it.

random.c:556:11: error: 'system' is unavailable: not available on iOS

      if (system (cmdline))



      'system' has been explicitly marked unavailable here

int      system(const char *) __DARWIN_ALIAS_C(system);

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