Re: GLib madness...

"David Reid" <dreid jetnet co uk> writes: 
> FreeBSD 4.1.1 - grabbed anon CVS GLib and tried to build using
> LIBS="-L/usr/local/lib" CFLAGS="-I/usr/local/include"
> ./ --with-maintainer-mode
> Yes, it crashed and burned due to getpwuid_r!  Now FreeBSD is hardly a rare
> or exotic system and this sort of problem really took me by surprise.  I
> thought you guys would have had this building sweet as a nut on
> FreeBSD.

Why are you setting LIBS/CFLAGS there? Should not be necessary, and
might break things.

Send the exact error message, including relevant messages in
config.log if the failure is during the configure phase.

configure checks for getpwuid_r, so this portability concern has been


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