[BLFS Trac] #1845: slrn- fails with s-lang-2.0.5

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Thu Mar 16 13:05:50 PST 2006

#1845: slrn- fails with s-lang-2.0.5
 Reporter:  TheOldFellow  |       Owner:  blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  defect        |      Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  6.2                           
Component:  BOOK          |     Version:  a-SVN                         
 Severity:  normal        |    Keywords:                                
 The current svn instructions fail as follows:
 if gcc -Dunix -DSLRN_LIB_DIR=\"/usr/lib/slrn\"
 -DSHAREDIR=\"/usr/share/slrn\" -DSYSCONFDIR=\"/etc\" -I. -I. -I. -I.
 -I../intl        -g -O2 -MT art.o -MD -MP -MF ".deps/art.Tpo" -c -o
 art.o art.c; \
 then mv -f ".deps/art.Tpo" ".deps/art.Po"; else rm -f ".deps/art.Tpo";
 exit 1; fi
 art.c: In function 'slrn_search_article':
 art.c:759: error: storage size of 'st' isn't known
 more errors...

 The first error is for a declaration:

     SLsearch_Type st;

 but I can't find ANY declaration of SLsearch_Type in any file of the

 Dan Nicholson says:
 Judging by the name, I'm guessing it's an SLang function, and the API
 has probably changed since slrn- released Oct. 2004.  Yeah, I
 found it in slang-2.0.5/src/slang.h.  Browsing the CVS of slrn, it
 looks like someone by the name of JED submitted a bunch of patches for
 slang 2 support.  I think this is the one you're choking on:


 NOTE:  slrn is about to be released with utf-8 support, it might be better
 to wait for that than bust a gut fixing this.  I confirm that the cvs
 compiles and runs with s-lang-2.0.5.


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