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Re: Potential ABI break for libcurl Sun Compiler users

From: Stefan Teleman <>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 15:58:17 -0400

On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 15:43, Stefan Teleman <> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 14:58, Yang Tse <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Just a heads up for those using Sun compilers.
>> I've just committed a change to CVS with the following description:
>> Fix curl_off_t definition for builds done using Sun compilers and a
>> non-configured libcurl. In this case curl_off_t data type was gated
>> to the off_t data type which depends on the _FILE_OFFSET_BITS. This
>> configuration is exactly the unwanted configuration for our curl_off_t
>> data type which must not depend on such setting.

If you want the correct patch which takes into account all possible
compilation environments, here it is [ the diff is generated from CURL
7.19.4 ].

I am still wondering why would anyone want to build a 32-bit CURL on
Solaris without largefile support.


Stefan Teleman
KDE e.V.

Received on 2009-04-02