Can't build the latest snapshot with gcc-2.95.2-1

Mumit Khan khan@NanoTech.Wisc.EDU
Thu May 18 15:08:00 GMT 2000


On Thu, 18 May 2000, Chris Faylor wrote:

> Ok.  I've moved it out.  It's no big deal since it is always called once.
> It almost sounds like there was a static buffer being set aside in every
> file including sigproc.h, which I certainly don't want.
> 
> In case anyone is curious about the strange muto construction, I have to
> assign a static buffer because mutos are used prior to jumping into the
> fork magic and they get confused when the heap changes after a fork
> operation.
> 
> One of these days DJ or I are going to clean up the winsup include file
> layout.  It is really frustrating to deal with...
> 
> Sorry about not getting the problem on the first round.  I'm actually
> glad that I made the changes that I did to winsup, though.  I think
> it cleaned up some include file stuff.
> 
> Please let me know if the changes I have now made fix the problem.
> 

The problem is now gone, thanks.

IMO it's worth all the little problems if it means that winsup.h is
cleaned up!

Regards,
Mumit




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