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Re: [SLUG] Compile errors



On Thu, 7 Jun 2001, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:

> >In file included from /usr/include/stdlib.h:492,
> >                 from links.h:10,
> >                 from af_unix.c:1:
> >/usr/include/alloca.h:33: syntax error before `void'
>
> Sounds like there's a typo in line 491, like a missing semicolon or
> brace.  This is from a tarball of supposedly stable source from their
> website?

Yup, it was.

The problem was with alloca.h - it had an invalid keyword - stated

ehtern

instead of

extern

Stuffed if I know how it got there - all I can think of is a bad upgrade
from SuSE. I changed it, and away it went - compiled fine.

DaZZa


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