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From: Thomas E. Dickey
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 04:58:28 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 24 Jul 2003, Stepan Kasal wrote:

> Hello,
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 08:57:11PM -0400, Thomas E. Dickey wrote:
> > On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Paul Eggert wrote:
> > > Autoconf generates a script that attempts to compile with -Ae option
> > > on HP-UX 10.20 and later.  That sounds related.  Perhaps HP-UX's -Ae
> > > option is doing something that GCC also should be doing.  But you'll
> > > need somebody on the ground in HP-land to check this out.
> >
> > not even close...
> > defining _XOPEN_SOURCE=500 was the simplest fix I found.
> I suggested this to Dirk Heinrichs (the author of the orignal bug report),
> but it didn't work.  Please see

it worked for me on HPUX 11.11 (a few weeks ago - ncurses).  Reading the
header files, there are other (more complicated) possibilities.

> and

this is a different problem.


there is no information provided in this posting.

> I am not qualified to judge this, but I guess that Paul's suggestion might
> be true.  If you (Thomas) are willing to work with Dirk Heinrichs to find
> a solution (and if D.H. still has spare time to help GNU), I'd be interested
> to hear the results.
> So it seems that the only known fix at the moment is to include the header.
> For now, I'm not able to invent better solution then this:
> 1) update the configure script to use AC_FUNC_MBRTOWC; this effectively
>    disables multibyte support on hosts with this problem.
> 2) document the hack with including sys/_mbstate_t.h in README.hpux .
> Unless a better solution is found, I'll submit this to the gawk maintainer.
> Thank you,
>       Stepan Kasal

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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