gnupg-2.0.13: unwanted gcc-ism in source code, and a needed library
wk at gnupg.org
Tue Oct 13 10:00:53 CEST 2009
On Mon, 12 Oct 2009 23:15, beebe at math.utah.edu said:
> The gnupg code seems to violate that highlighted requirement, since it
> has subsequent statement like
> die ("out of core");
> die ("received line too large");
> after the macro definition. Also, the Standard's syntax description
> does not appear to permit a comma to be omitted before the ellipsis.
Thanks for pointing this out.
> Inasmuch as this is the ONLY file in this gnupg release that uses this
> C99 feature, I suggest that it would be better to remove it, in the
> interests of gnupg being compilable by a wider range of compilers.
Right, our policy is to use C-90 thus vararg macros should not be used.
I replaced that by die_0, die_1 etc, macros.
> Also, linking of this release on Solaris fails with nanosleep()
> unresolved. Restarting the build with
> make LIBS=-lrt
I'll take care of that later. I also need to read through the reports
you sent me a couple of weeks ago.
Die Gedanken sind frei. Auschnahme regelt ein Bundeschgesetz.
More information about the Gnupg-devel