[R] R-1.9.0: make error on slackware-current!
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Apr 19 15:09:34 CEST 2004
Sorry, a time skew caused a problem here:
removing the line
#define NeedFunctionPrototypes 0
is also needed.
On Mon, 19 Apr 2004, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> I have been able to reproduce this. It appears that _some_ XFree 4.4.0
> Linux installations need
> #include <stdio.h>
> so please add that before the X11/X.h call in src/modules/X11/dataentry.c
> It seems nothing to do with _Xconst.
> On Sun, 18 Apr 2004, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> > On Sun, 18 Apr 2004, Timothy Tatar wrote:
> > > It appears that the #If NeedFunctionPrototypes compiler directive has been
> > > removed from Xlib.h and Xutil.h in Xfree86 4.4. All the prototypes
> > > containing the offending _Xconst are now being processed. R 1.8.1, which
> > > built successfully under XFree86 4.3, fails under XFree86 4.4 with the same
> > > error messages.
> > Yes, we do know. However, 1.9.0 _has_ been built against XFree 4.4, and
> > also XFree 8.3 with NeedFunctionPrototypes defined to be 1. _Xconst
> > should be defined, so the problem seems to be with `slackware-current'
> > (whatever that is) rather than XFree 4.4. Does adding
> > #ifndef _Xconst
> > #define _Xconst const
> > #endif /* _Xconst */
> > help? (That's inside #if NeedFunctionPrototypes in the headers I have.)
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