Buildworld error

Chris Pressey cpressey at
Tue Mar 15 12:27:28 PST 2005

On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 21:11:56 +0100
Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 12:01:57PM -0800, Chris Pressey wrote:
> > This weekend was not a happy time for Fred.  I built and installed
> > world and got a libc with the symbol getopt_long defined in it,
> > which prevented me from builing world again (most of the buildtools
> > define their own getopt_long...)
> That has been in libc for ages. Most of the programs works fine with
> both getopt (!) implementations, the GNU programs even expect the
> behaviour _not_ implemented by the BSD getopt. But I don't think
> that's the root of the problem here.
> Joerg

*shrug*  Whatever it was, it had something to do with getopt_long in
libc, and it's gone now.


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