Re: alpha/sid machine available?
On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 12:56:25PM -0500, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
: On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 05:35:49PM +0100, Falk Hueffner wrote:
: > "Steve M. Robbins" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
: > > Hi,
: > >
: > > I'd like to understand why coin failed to build on alpha
: > >
: > > http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.php?&pkg=coin&ver=1.0.1-1&arch=alpha&stamp=1008211606&file=log&as=raw
: > It misdetects vsnprintf. It tries to compile
: > (void)vsnprintf(0L, 0, 0L, 0L);
: > which yields
: > conversion from `long int' to non-scalar type `__gnuc_va_list' requested
: > A correct test would be:
: > #include <stdarg.h>
: > va_list args;
: > (void) vsnprintf(NULL, (size_t) 0, NULL, args);
: > Falk
: Thanks very much Falk!
Yes, thanks a bunch, both of you. I've commited the new test to CVS.
: Lars: there is also a macro for vsnprintf() at
: that you might consider snarfing.
We're actually considdering snarfing a complete snprintf implementation to
get around all the troubles it has caused. Haven't gone there yet though,
and right now it's a bit down on the priority list.