psmisc package with uClibc needs fixing

Chris Buxton cbuxton at menandmice.com
Mon Jan 21 18:48:49 PST 2008


An FYI for anyone else trying to build with uClibc: The psmisc  
configure script decides to replace the "malloc" and "realloc"  
functions with "rpl_*" versions, but those replacements are never  
actually defined. A couple of seds to delete the offending definitions  
and to convince it that malloc and realloc really are available from  
libc make the package compile OK.

I know these can be written more efficiently and combined into one,  
but the following works:

sed -i'' -e 's|define HAVE_MALLOC 0|define HAVE_MALLOC 1|' -e '/define  
malloc rpl_malloc/d' config.h

sed -i'' -e 's|define HAVE_REALLOC 0|define HAVE_REALLOC 1|' -e '/ 
define realloc rpl_realloc/d' config.h

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