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Re: Patch: tfformat.c doesn't compile under hpux 10.20



  In message <200009130500.BAA07179@hiauly1.hia.nrc.ca>you write:
  > > Hmmm.  Send mail to Uli & Benjamin and ask them for advice, they own this
  > > code -- I don't think they're following this list carefully.
  > 
  > Ulrich's opinion was that the hpux 10.20 headers are not standards complian
  > t
  > and should be fixed.  While it's true the behaviour is not POSIX/XOPEN
  > compliant, the standard gcc namespace for hpux is _HPUX_SOURCE which
  > defines everything, including all hpux extensions.  Thus, the problem can't
  > be fixed without possibly breaking other code.
Perhaps the testsuite should be building with -ansi?  That should turn
off the HPUX extensions.

  > Does the hpux community think that this misfeature should be fixed? 
My experience is that we need to have _HPUX_SOURCE defined or the system
is basically unusable.

jeff


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