[alsa-devel] alsa-lib 126.96.36.199 and musl
tiwai at suse.de
Wed Oct 2 17:26:14 CEST 2013
At Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:02:42 +0200,
John Spencer wrote:
> On 09/17/2013 07:22 PM, Waldemar Brodkorb wrote:
> > Hi Developers,
> > I am trying to cross-compile alsa-lib with a musl¹ libc based
> > toolchain. Unfortunately src/compat/hsearch_r.c is failing to
> > compile, because of some glibc specific macros (like _P) normally
> > defined in sys/cdefs.h. After grepping through the code I can not
> > find any consumer for any functions implemented in hsearch_r.c.
> > When I just comment out the code, everything compiles fine.
> > Seems that that usage of hsearch functions was removed in the code
> > long time ago.
> > commit 273d115de05574251bdd661747ecb68449a5cf1d
> > Author: Jaroslav Kysela<perex at perex.cz>
> > Date: Sat Jul 15 10:20:32 2000 +0000
> > Removed old mixer API functions.
> > Added simple control layer (experimental).
> > Can it just be removed?
> Seems so, yes. can you come up with a patch that removes
> src/compat/hsearch_r.c plus any references from Makefile.*'s ?
> the configure check "checking for hsearch_r" should also be removed from
> if so please send it here with a title like
> "[PATCH]: remove unnecessary/obsolete compat/hsearch_r.c"
> and a comment mentioning its removal with the above commit, plus that it
> highly increases portability for non-glibc systems.
We can get rid of the whole compat directory.
Also, don't forget to remove the corresponding part in configure.ac,
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