[Net-z3950] Error compiling SimpleServer 1.07

Adam Dickmeiss adam at indexdata.dk
Mon Sep 10 13:36:41 CEST 2007


Mike Taylor wrote:
> Adam Dickmeiss writes:
>  > >  > I'm trying to compile SimpleServer 1.07 against yaz version
>  > >  > 3.0.10 on a solaris 2.9 system.
>  > >  > [...]
>  > >  > I had managed to install SimpleServer 1.05 ok against yaz
>  > >  > version 2.1.48 on the same machine.
>  > >  > 
>  > >  > I get the following error when running 'make':
>  > >  > [...]
>  > >  > SimpleServer.xs: In function `apt2perl':
>  > >  > SimpleServer.xs:428: parse error before `*'
>  > >  > SimpleServer.xs:431: `c' undeclared (first use in this function)
>  > >  > SimpleServer.xs:431: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
>  > >  > SimpleServer.xs:431: for each function it appears in.)
>  > >  > SimpleServer.xs:432: `son' undeclared (first use in this function)
>  > >  > *** Error code 1
>  > >  > make: Fatal error: Command failed for target `SimpleServer.o'
>  >
>  > A statement before a declaration is a no-go on older compilers.
> 
> D'oh!
> 
> Adam's right.  This is a dumb mistake, which slipped through the gaps
> because GCC's default configuration is to be "helpful" by allowing you
> to write non-standard C code without getting warnings.
It's is standard C 99. It's just that now all compilers yet support this.

/ Adam

> 
> I fixed this and made a new SimpleServer release 1.08.  I've uploaded
> it to CPAN but since it usually takes a few hours to appear on there,
> in the mean time you can download it from a temporary location:
> 	http://www.miketaylor.org.uk/tmp/Net-Z3950-SimpleServer-1.08.tar.gz
> 
> Enjoy.
> 
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