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From: Jeff King <>
To: "brian m. carlson" <>
Cc: Jeffrey Walton <>, Git List <>
Subject: Re: Git 2.31.1, Solaris and error: conflicting types for 'inet_ntop'
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 03:22:38 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YF/>

On Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 01:26:10AM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:

> On 2021-03-28 at 01:04:32, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> > I see what happened... I stopped Autoreconfing so the
> > changes were not picked up. The original configure is being used.
> > 
> > I think Git is getting itself into that state.
> > 
> > Without the Autoreconf, I was able to sidestep the issue with:
> > 
> > if [[ "${IS_SOLARIS}" -eq 1 ]]; then
> >     CONFIG_OPTS+=("ac_cv_func_inet_ntop=yes")
> >     CONFIG_OPTS+=("ac_cv_func_inet_pton=yes")
> > fi
> Most developers don't use the autoconf stuff and just use the makefile.
> config.mak.uname doesn't have NO_INET_NTOP set for SunOS.
> If the autoconf scripts or config.mak.uname need fixing, which is
> possible, a patch would definitely be welcome.

This all seemed vaguely familiar, and indeed it came up about a year

Maybe worth resurrecting this patch (at the very least it needed a


      reply	other threads:[~2021-03-28  7:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-28  0:18 Git 2.31.1, Solaris and error: conflicting types for 'inet_ntop' Jeffrey Walton
2021-03-28  0:45 ` brian m. carlson
2021-03-28  1:04   ` Jeffrey Walton
2021-03-28  1:26     ` brian m. carlson
2021-03-28  7:22       ` Jeff King [this message]

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