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Fwd: (ITS#5875) sparc64/gcc-3.3 build fix
For Klaus's benefit.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Kurt Zeilenga <Kurt@OpenLDAP.org>
> Date: December 29, 2008 11:01:08 AM PST
> To: email@example.com
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: (ITS#5875) sparc64/gcc-3.3 build fix
> On Dec 28, 2008, at 10:37 PM, email@example.com wrote:
>> Howard Chu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> NetBSD's pkgsrc has a 5 years old OpenLDAP patch that address a
>>>> 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
>>>> 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 <email@example.com> is the contributor (I added him to
>> recipients of this messages).
>> Do we need anything more than an e-mail with the patch and the
>> 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