[Samba] 2.2.3a build on IRIX

Phil Chambers P.A.Chambers at exeter.ac.uk
Tue Feb 26 07:37:13 GMT 2002

I have downloaded the 2.2.3a release via CVS and have a problem with the configure 

On IRIX 6.5.14m with the IRIX cc compiler I get a failure at the "checking configure 
summary" stage.  The failure logged in config.log is:

/usr/include/stdio.h, Line = 53
The indicated declaration has an invalid combination of type specifiers.
  typedef int ssize_t;
I note that confdefs.h contains "#define ssize_t int", which is what is causing the 

If I run on another 6.5.14m system which has the gcc compiler it is OK.

Are there any IRIX gurus out there who can explain (and preferably offer a fix for) 
this?  I had thought that IRIX was one of the platforms which was well supported for 

Phil Chambers (postmaster at exeter.ac.uk)
University of Exeter

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