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Re: build failure on alpha for

Dan Williams wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 16:20 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> Hi Dan,
>> I'm having build failures of NM on alpha [1] where was
>> building fine.
>> Any ideas, where the problem is?
> There's an open bug somewhere to use tcsetattr(3) and such instead of
> the raw ioctls, with the explicit reason that the ioctls are busted on
> Alpha?  Seemed odd.  In any case, can you see
> what /usr/include/bits/termios.h has in it for you?  I've got:
> #define NCCS 32
> struct termios
>   {
>     tcflag_t c_iflag;		/* input mode flags */
>     tcflag_t c_oflag;		/* output mode flags */
>     tcflag_t c_cflag;		/* control mode flags */
>     tcflag_t c_lflag;		/* local mode flags */
>     cc_t c_line;			/* line discipline */
>     cc_t c_cc[NCCS];		/* control characters */
> ...
> of course we care about NCCS there on alpha.  I'd think it's a  bug in
> the headers then that if Alpha doesn't support any more than 4 entries
> there (VTIME and VMIN are 5 and 6 respectively) then the Alpha headers
> shouldn't define any of the V* over 5, but I'm not the God of POSIX...

Maybe the alpha porters can help here.

For reference, the build log is [1].
What's interesting is, that the relevant parts of the file have not changed
between and and has compiled fine.



>> There also seems to be a rather nasty upgrade experience, resulting from the
>> latest D-Bus interface/policy changes [2].
> Are you modifying the policy at all, and what services are getting
> restarted if any?  Is dbus being kicked with -HUP when installing new
> policy files?  NM is still running as root and the applet is still
> running as the user, right?
> Dan

Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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