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bug #29452: there's no sys/select.h on HP-UX 11.11 => fifo ans sockets checks fail

Submitted by:  Alexander Gattin <xrgtn>
Submitted on:  Tue 06 Apr 2010 01:57:31 PM UTC  
Category: Build/InstallSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: Cur Dev Sources
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Work Required: None

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Fri 21 Nov 2014 04:45:43 PM UTC, comment #1:

This is still a problem in 4.2.1, four years after this bug report was filed.

Tue 06 Apr 2010 01:57:31 PM UTC, original submission:


./configure fails on HP-UX 11.11 with the next message:

you have neither usable sockets nor usable pipes -> no screen

This happens because there's no sys/select.h on the 11.11 release of HP-UX but checks for fifos and unix domain sockets

#include <sys/select.h>

I sugest to check for sys/select.h before fifos/sockets and then use the next code:

#include <sys/select.h>

Patch is attached.

Alexander Gattin <xrgtn>


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    Tue 06 Apr 2010 01:57:32 PM UTCxrgtnAttached File-=>Added screen-git-have_sys_select_h.patch, #20134

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