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Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:15:25 +0400
From: ojab <>
Subject: Re: libedit build, missing sys/ttydefaults.h & sys/errno.h

On 13.12.2012 22:58, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 02:29:28PM +0400, ojab wrote:
>> >Hi list,
>> >
>> >libedit-3.0 build fails with
>> >
>>> > >editline/readline.h:79:29: fatal error: sys/ttydefaults.h: No such file or directory
>>> > >fileman.c:14:23: fatal error: sys/errno.h: No such file or directory
>> >
>> >After adding sys/ttydefaults.h from NetBSD [1] (cleaned up version
>> >in the attached file) and replacing <sys/errno.h> with <errno.h> it
>> >builds/works fine.
>> >As far as I can see the same issues was reported about sysvinit [2].
>> >
>> >Can sys/ttydefaults.h be added to musl? Will <sys/errno.h> alias be
>> >added to musl? Or I should report issue to libedit developer
>> >instead?
> So far, support for wrong-location headers like <sys/errno.h> is
> inconsistent; we support some of them but not others. The long-term
> plan is to support all of the ones glibc does, but with #warning in
> the wrong version of it. I think you should report the bug upstream
> and try to get it fixed. It's definitely been more than 20 years since
> there was a system where <sys/errno.h> was needed, and I doubt such
> systems existed even back then.
> As for <sys/ttydefaults.h>, I'll look at it. I'm not familiar with
> what it's for. But it seems unused...
> Rich

Just FIY: issue with <errno.h> reported and already fixed in libedit.

//wbr ojab

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