Tim Robbins wrote: > On Sun, Sep 22, 2002 at 01:43:38PM -0700, Steve Kargl wrote: > > > On Sun, Sep 22, 2002 at 10:17:41PM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: > > > > > > flat# date | sort +5n > > > sort: open failed: +5n: No such file or directory > > > > > > This breaks the build in libncurses... > > > > > > > POSIX via wollman. > > > > See revision 1.58 of /usr/include/unistd.h, i.e., > > > > /* Define the versions we target for compliance. */ > > #define _POSIX_VERSION 200112L > > #define _POSIX2_VERSION 200112L > > > > > > See email in the last 24 hours from walt about > > problems building libc and Tim Robbins response > > to the problem. > > I didn't read src/contrib/gnu-sort/lib/posixver.c carefully enough to > notice that it uses the the _POSIX2_VERSION macro, I thought it only used > the environment variable by that same name. > > A workaround might be to #undef _POSIX2_VERSION after #include'ing <unistd.h> > in posixver.c but I don't think that would be correct. It's probably better > to either change all the scripts that use the obsolescent +pos -pos syntax > to use the new -k syntax or to change _POSIX2_VERSION back to whatever it > was before. I think the second is more realistic.
Oh man, this is going to suck. There are thousands and thousands of third party scripts that use +n syntax. I am most unhappy with this change. :-( Cheers, -Peter -- Peter Wemm - [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] "All of this is for nothing if we don't go to the stars" - JMS/B5 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message