broken strndup on AIX 5.1

Doug VanLeuven roamdad at
Sun Aug 22 13:51:01 GMT 2004

Also, AIX 5.1 still has a broken strnlen as noted at under 
autoconf 5.5.1 Portability of C Functons.
I need some help with

Doug VanLeuven wrote:

> Hi,
> samba 3_0 svn 1824
> strndup in libc.a
> I could pass all the smbtorture tests except MANGLE.
> This patch on an AIX illustrates the problem if smb.conf uses hash2 
> method and allows MANGLE to succeed.
> Neither are the build_farm AIX systems passing this test.
> Would someone point me towards the proper way to solve this in 
> configure?  Try and test for broken strndup behavior or just use the 
> builtin for AIX 5L?

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