Getting Cannot compute sizeof (int) on rsync-2.6.6

Naylor, Jim Jnaylor at
Mon Jan 2 17:41:57 GMT 2006

Hello all,
I searched the archives but could not find an answer to this.  I was running configure on an RS6000 with Aix 5.1 and received the following error:

checking whether sys/types.h defines makedev... no                       
checking sys/mkdev.h usability... no                                     
checking sys/mkdev.h presence... no                                      
checking for sys/mkdev.h... no                                           
checking sys/sysmacros.h usability... yes                                
checking sys/sysmacros.h presence... yes                                 
checking for sys/sysmacros.h... yes                                      
checking for int... yes                                                  
checking size of int... configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (int), 77
See `config.log' for more details.

In the config.log it shows the following:

#define PACKAGE_VERSION ""               
#define RSYNCD_SYSCONF "/etc/rsyncd.conf"
#define RSYNC_PATH "rsync"               
#define RSYNC_RSH "ssh"                  
#define RSYNC_VERSION "2.6.6"            
#define TIME_WITH_SYS_TIME 1             
#define WORDS_BIGENDIAN 1                
#define _GNU_SOURCE 1                    
#define _LARGE_FILES 1                   
configure: exit 1

The configure and compile worded fine on another RS6000 running Aix 4.3.3.  Does this have anything to do with the LARGE_FILE issue I see referred to in the archives where it says to add a define statement to the config.h?

Jim Naylor
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