rsync server over SSH [includes code patches]
dwd at bell-labs.com
Thu Nov 29 09:44:12 EST 2001
On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 09:11:58AM +1100, Martin Pool wrote:
> > 1. remove AC_FUNC_MEMCMP from configure.in because it causes Sunos
> > 4.1.4 to die. memcmp() there fails the "8-bit clean" test, but it
> > doesn't matter because memcmp() in rsync is only used to test if
> > something is equal or not equal, not to compare if it is less or
> > greater.
> What breaks if we leave it in? Is memcmp a compiler intrinsic or something
> like that?
> No objection to taking it out, I'm just curious.
It says "don't know how to build memcmp.o". The configure rule only adds
"memcmp.o" to $LIBOBJS, which was not used before.
> > AC_FUNC_MEMCMP has always been in configure.in but before
> > now it has been ignored because @LIBOBJS@ was not used in
> > Makefile.in now and that was the only thing it affected.
> I think it is, isn't it? LIBOBJS = ... @LIBOBJS@, etc.
It is now, but it wasn't a week ago. See
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