[tex-live] building from source

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Thu May 25 22:45:28 CEST 2006

karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) writes:

>     Sadly I am ignorant of what the "main texmf" tree is or wheat files
>     is required here.  Can anyone shed some light on this?
> Don't worry about it.  For TL purposes, those warnings are pretty
> useless, since the binaries have to be moved by hand into the right
> place anyway.
>     /usr/include/sys/stdio.h:31: error: previous declaration of 'getline' was here
>     ../../../../TeX/utils/t1utils/t1asm.c:284: error: conflicting types for 'getline'
> Well, t1asm.c defines its own getline.  I don't think getline is a
> standard function?  So I'm puzzled that it is being declared in stdio.h
> by default in Cygwin.  It doesn't seem to be the case on any other
> systems, since I don't recall this error being reported before.

man getline gives here (Ubuntu Dapper to be) under examples:

	#define _GNU_SOURCE
	#include <stdio.h>
	#include <stdlib.h>

So it would appear to be in stdio.h on GNU/Linux...

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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