Created by Thorsten Heit (email@example.com) on Wednesday, April 8, 1998 7:09:13 AM PDT Additional Details : I do not know what problem could arise, but before trying it I installed the following patch to remove some compiler warning about redefining symbols: (only seen on Sparc/Linux which is a big endian machine, not on x86/Linux) --- ns/include/mcom_db.h.orig Wed Apr 8 16:01:41 1998 +++ ns/include/mcom_db.h Wed Apr 8 16:02:09 1998 @@ -420,8 +420,10 @@ /* * Why you would want to override the system defines? */ +#if !defined(__sparc__) #if BYTE_ORDER != LITTLE_ENDIAN #define BYTE_ORDER LITTLE_ENDIAN +#endif #endif #endif --- ns/dbm/include/mcom_db.h.orig Tue Mar 31 04:05:30 1998 +++ ns/dbm/include/mcom_db.h Wed Apr 8 16:06:07 1998 @@ -398,8 +398,10 @@ __END_DECLS #ifdef linux +#if !defined(__sparc__) #if BYTE_ORDER != LITTLE_ENDIAN #define BYTE_ORDER LITTLE_ENDIAN +#endif #endif #endif
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 20 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
I beleive firstname.lastname@example.org recently checked in code to fix the endian problem on sparc linux. adding email@example.com to cc. marking fixed.
Yes, I deleted all the offending code in the two copies of mcom_db.h.
Set firstname.lastname@example.org as qa monitoring contact, email@example.com- sb.de please verify on your end.
presuming firstname.lastname@example.org is happy with the fix, marking verified.
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