[gpm] A comment regarding commit 96f14ed1c859d080038ad56d03ef3b0fd9797a9d

Mike Frysinger vapier@gentoo.org
Wed Jun 11 02:11:45 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 10 June 2008, Nico Schottelius wrote:
> I saw that you introduce _GNU_SOURCE into gpm.
> This may fix things for now, but I don't think it's the right way to go
> with gpm.

that's why i didnt commit it to gpm-2.  the idea with gpm-1 is to just keep it 
alive enough to work.

> I began in src/daemon/processconn.c and will continue until it compiles
> within glibc 2.8 without the need for _GNU_SOURCE.
> Do you have some host I could test building on? Currently I don't have
> an glibc 2.8 system installed somewhere.

"struct ucred" is not in POSIX.  if you want to be POSIX conformant, you'll 
have to find a way to implement that code without it.
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