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bug #32382: Undefining HAVE_SVR4_PTYS breaks screen on Tru64

Submitted by:  Stephen R Darragh <srd>
Submitted on:  Mon 07 Feb 2011 10:01:13 PM UTC  
Category: Build/InstallSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 4.0.3
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Work Required: None

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Mon 07 Feb 2011 10:01:13 PM UTC, original submission:

At line 247 of os.h there is this conditional:

/* Alexandre Oliva: SVR4 style ptys don't work with osf */
#ifdef _osf_
# undef HAVE_SVR4_PTYS

As _osf_ is defined by the standard Tru64 C compiler, this undefines HAVE_SVR4_PTYS and breaks screen on Tru64 (5.1B).

Unfortunately I can't see an easy way to distinguish Tru64 via a standard macro, so maybe it should be done by autoconf?

Stephen R Darragh <srd>


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