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Re: ./getopt.h:195: error: redefinition of 'struct option'

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: ./getopt.h:195: error: redefinition of 'struct option'
Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2010 08:26:33 -0600
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On 06/04/2010 08:05 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 03:16:38PM +0200, Bruno Haible wrote:
>> The first one is fine. The second one should not be there.
> Yes, I see now that gnulib/lib/getopt.h is present on the machine
> which fails and absent on the other one.
>> Conclusion: You had a getopt.h that was necessary for one platform, and you
>> transported it to another platform where it is not needed.
> Obviously I wouldn't have done that, but I'll see if make distclean
> will fix it.

Meanwhile, gnulib could help the situation, by splitting a portion of
the current getopt{,-gnu} module out into a new header getopt-h that
guarantees a valid getopt.h wrapper even for glibc, allowing us to
implement GNULIB_POSIXCHECK semantics.

It's not my highest priority, but I might be able to help with that task.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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