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Old 05-21-2009, 04:10 PM   #1
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src2pkg install error with Slackware64

I thought I would try out Slackware64 so I threw it on a spare drive and it's working fine so far except I need src2pkg since I use if for a few obscure packages that I use. Anyway I tried installing to it today but I keep getting errors related to libsentry... here is the actual output

root@slackware64:/remove/libsentry- make
cc -Wall -U_FORTIFY_SOURCE -D_GNU_SOURCE -DLIBDIR=\"/usr/lib64\" -DPIC -fPIC -D_REENTRANT -DVERSION=\"\" -c libsentry.c
libsentry.c:2911: error: conflicting types for 'readlink'
/usr/include/unistd.h:787: error: previous declaration of 'readlink' was here
make: *** [libsentry.o] Error 1

Any thoughts on how to fix this are appreciated.


Last edited by Daedra; 05-21-2009 at 04:47 PM.
Old 05-21-2009, 11:29 PM   #2
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Thanks for reporting this. Unfortunately I don't have any 64-bit hardware, so fixing this will be a little harder. Thanks for reporting the full error message as this will be very helpful.

Okay, I think I see the problem.
This patch should fix it:
--- ./create-defines.01	2007-12-24 22:55:08.000000000 +0100
+++ ./create-defines	2009-05-22 06:21:51.000000000 +0200
@@ -78,6 +78,16 @@
 			echo '#define GLIBC_MINOR 7' >> $OUTFILE
 			SUBVERSION='glibc-2.7' ;;
+		8)
+			echo '#define GLIBC_MINOR 8' >> $OUTFILE
+			SUBVERSION='glibc-2.8' ;;
+		9)
+			echo '#define GLIBC_MINOR 9' >> $OUTFILE
+			SUBVERSION='glibc-2.9' ;;
+		10)
+			echo '#define GLIBC_MINOR 10' >> $OUTFILE
+			SUBVERSION='glibc-2.10' ;;
 			echo 'Treated as glibc >= 2.1 (finger crossed)'
 			echo '#define GLIBC_MINOR 1' >> $OUTFILE
Save that as glibc-minor.diff and apply that from within the unpacked libsentry sources using:
patch -p0 < glibc-minor.diff
The run 'make'

If that fixes the compile okay, I'll send you an updated src2pkg package with the fix included. I'm just about ready to release, so it is very good that you have found and reported this so the fix gets included.


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