C99 support in Samba 3

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Sep 8 03:36:57 GMT 2006

On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 09:54:21PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Currently if we want the complete autogenerated files
> for the ndr parsing from pidl, we have to support
> C99 structure initialization.  us1 sun1 and us4 are
> failing in the build farm right now because of this.
> See source/librpc/gen_ndr/ndr_unixinfo.c for examples
> (bottom of the file).
> The alternative is to fix pidl to not generate
> the dcerpc transport structures as part of the NDR
> parsing files.  This is what Jelmer pointed out
> on IRC.  And is the solution I think we would all
> prefer in the short term (rather than throwing
> the switch for C99 support).

If we gotta, we gotta.... Getting auto generated
code support is more important than C++ support,
much though I hate to say it.

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