On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 12:43:13PM -0700, Brooks Davis wrote:
> I've been trying to get applix 5.0 to work and I've been running into
> some intresting problems.  The first one was that current has the
> getresuid syscall and the gtk12 build detects and uses it.  Unfortuatly
> FreeBSD 3.x and 4.x don't have this syscall so you can't use libgtk12
> with old libc's if it's built on current.  I was able to build a new one
> with use of getresuid disabled and that got the main program to load.
> It appears that the gtk12 port needs to disable this dubious feature or
> getresuid needs to be MFC'd all the way back to 3.x.

A workaround that I used previously  is to compile up getresuid.so and
run Applix with e.g. `env LD_PRELOAD=/PATH/TO/getresuid.so applix'.
Jacques A. Vidrine <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>                   http://www.nectar.com/
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