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Re: (ITS#5875) sparc64/gcc-3.3 build fix

On Dec 28, 2008, at 10:37 PM, manu@netbsd.org wrote:

> Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> wrote:
>>> NetBSD's pkgsrc has a 5 years old OpenLDAP patch that address a  
>>> build
>>> problem on sparc64 with gcc 3.x (x<= 3). The build failure is  
>>> caused by
>>> a bug in gcc.
>>> I think it would not hurt to commit this patch in OpenLDAP CVS:
>>> everything is guarded by macros, so it cannot cause any harm to
>>> unaffected systems, and the workaround has been tested by NetBSD  
>>> people
>>> for 5 years.
>> Kurt will probably have something to say about this too - this is  
>> more than a
>> couple-line patch, it needs to be submitted by its original author,  
>> with
>> appropriate rights attributions etc.
> Klaus Klein <kleink@kleink.org> is the contributor (I added him to the
> recipients of this messages).
> Do we need anything more than an e-mail with the patch and the excerpt
> below correctly filled?
> "This patch file is derived from OpenLDAP Software. All of the
> modifications to OpenLDAP Software represented in the following
> patch(es) were developed by <YOUR NAME> <YOUR-EMAIL-ADDRESS>. I have  
> not
> assigned rights and/or interest in this work to any party. "

One would also need an appropriate "rights statement".  See http://www.openldap.org/devel/contributing.html 

-- Kurt