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Re: [patch] c99-isms

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:11:49 -0400

Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> I'm trying to build svn 1.6.0 (and previously 1.5.6, which had the same
> problems) on one-and-a-half* machines that lack a c99 compiler. This
> causes problems because svn uses a c99 convention of initializing
> structs with "non-static" data.
> The attached patch is needed for compilation to succeed on these
> platforms. Generally speaking, these problems are:
> - struct initialization with "non-const" data
> - comma after last item in an enum
> - initialize function pointers to NULL (use '0' instead)
> (* The "half" is AIX, which has a c99-capable compiler, but autoconf is
> cleverly breaking it by picking -qlanglvl=ansi to get c89-compliance, at
> which point it fails to find the -qlanglvl option to turn on c99 support.)

Thanks, Matthew. I'm looking at your patch now.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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