On 10/13/2016 01:23 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 10/13/2016 06:36 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
>> That's a bug in s390's system headers.  Gnulib should be taught to work
>> around it.
> Although this bug was reported fixed in glibc 2.20; see
> https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16712
> the Gnulib manual says the bug is still in glibc 2.24; see
> gnulib/doc/posix-headers/stdint.texi. Is the Gnulib manual correct? If
> so, why didn't the earlier glibc patch fix the bug?
> Anyway, I installed into Gnulib the attached patch, which I hope works
> around the bug. I can't easily test this, so please give it a try. And
> if you can think of a way to test whether SIZE_MAX has the correct type
> on pre-C11 compilers that lack __typeof__, please let me know.

With gcc, -Werror=format flags a mismatch on printf("%zu",SIZE_MAX).

With C++, you can check whether a correct overloaded function is called.

But I don't have any off-hand way of testing it without using compiler
extensions or a different language.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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