[erlang-questions] R12B-3 doesn't compile with glibc-2.8

Holger Hoffstaette <>
Tue Jun 24 11:24:57 CEST 2008


On Tue, 24 Jun 2008 09:57:25 +0100, Alpár Jüttner wrote:

> There is a line
> 
> #if __GLIBC__ == 2 && (__GLIBC_MINOR__ >= 3 && __GLIBC_MINOR__ <= 7)
> 
> in otp_src_R12B-3/erts/emulator/hipe/hipe_x86_signal.c, which causes a
> compilation error with glibc-2.8.
> Can I safely change the 7 to 8 in this line?

I reported this to the bugs list a few days ago and the official
resolution was to simply remove the minor version check. Works fine so
far, see http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=226063

regards,
Holger





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