rsync server over SSH [includes code patches]

Dave Dykstra dwd at
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 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 but before
> > 	now it has been ignored because @LIBOBJS@ was not used 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

- Dave

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