CVS source on or after June 6th has problems

jtrostel at jtrostel at
Mon Jun 18 18:28:46 GMT 2001

The problem seems to lie in the addition of -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 in two
places in the file.  Jeremy added this fix to the CVS tree on June
6th.  If I remove these entries, all works again.

Why were these entries added? (And why do they break our builds?)

On 18-Jun-2001 jtrostel at wrote:
> I have been going through the CVS download procedure trying to home in on the
> problem files which cause the following problems:
> 1. when running 'make', I get the following error:
> Compiling nsswitch/wb_common.c
> nsswitch/wb_common.c: In function `open_pipe_sock':
> nsswitch/wb_common.c:79: storage size of `sunaddr' isn't known
> make: *** [nsswitch/wb_common.o] Error 1
> This is caused because the ./configure script never recognizes that I have
> /usr/include/sys/un.h
> If I _manually_ add '#define HAVE_SYS_UN_H 1' to my config.h file, the make
> completes.
> 2. After manually 'fixing' the config.h file (as above), when I access a
> share
> located on an ext2 partition on my Linux box, I get a listing which consists
> entirely of _directories_!  (They aren't all directories by the way). I can
> add
> a new text file, but it won't show up correctly.
> I am now going through and comparing what changed between June 5th and June
> 6th
> to determine where the fault may lie.  Does anyone have a clue as to the
> correct direction for me to look?
> -- 
> John M. Trostel
> Linux OS Engineer
> Connex
> jtrostel at

John M. Trostel
Linux OS Engineer
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