Re: How to compile succesfully with libc6???
> I am having a heck of a time trying to compile some of the orphaned
> packages I took over. In this case it is ncpfs but yesterday I had problems
> with Samba (my unofficial version for the latest version of Samba).
> It's always the same: lots of redefinitions in the include files, lots of
> warning messages from gcc and sometimes, even errors.
Often this is because, the source is #includeing both <linux/foo.h> and
system/foo.h> or <foo.h>. When you're lucky, you can just remove
the <linux/foo.h>. Otherwise, I usually search around a bit with
grep symbol `find . -type f`
in the /usr/include directory, an "symbol" being the multiple defined
> Can anyone can give an advice on how to fix these problems? It looks to
> me like that besides packaging for Debian, I also have to fix the source
> code to make it compile against glibc2.
Welcome to life!
There are also notes in /usr/doc/libc6/FAQ.gz (see Q8, Q9).
joost witteveen, email@example.com
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