Bug 91088 - hard dependency on scandir
Summary: hard dependency on scandir
Status: RESOLVED MOVED
Alias: None
Product: fontconfig
Classification: Unclassified
Component: library (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other Solaris
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Assignee: fontconfig-bugs
QA Contact: Behdad Esfahbod
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Reported: 2015-06-24 19:11 UTC by Riccardo Mottola
Modified: 2018-08-20 21:48 UTC (History)
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Description Riccardo Mottola 2015-06-24 19:11:19 UTC
Hi,

building on solaris 9 (and older) fails because the existing scandir() implementatino is inside the UCB layer (additional  -I and -L flags needed) but it is also slightly different in the parameters (direct vs. dirent). I couldn't get configure to pass, I don't even know about the code. Perhaps it can be done, but it is worth?

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=1006050301563


Some other odd OSs apparently do not have scandir() available at all.

I propose to have a fallback version supplied to make fontconfig more portable.

E.g. look at this patch NetBSD applies in its portable package:

http://pkgsrc.se/files.php?messageId=20140715144835.1658296@cvs.netbsd.org

Instead of enabling for just one OS, perhaps it should be enabled it configure fails the test.

Thanks, Riccardo
Comment 1 Akira TAGOH 2015-06-25 02:48:00 UTC
version?
the latest should works with Solaris Studio compiler at least.
Comment 2 GitLab Migration User 2018-08-20 21:48:44 UTC
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