[notmuch] [PATCH] Mac OS X compatibility fixes

Jjgod Jiang gzjjgod at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 20:31:53 PST 2009

Hi Alex,

On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Alexander Botero-Lowry
<alex.boterolowry at gmail.com> wrote:
>> +#ifdef __APPLE__
> Not awesome.
> This should be done in a capabilites way, for example strndup was added
> to FreeBSD in 7.2 (which is this current release of the 7 line), and so
> for older versions of FreeBSD strndup will be needed. getdelim() and
> getline() came in FreeBSD 8, so they'll be needed for the entire 7 line.
> So Instead of just assuming __APPLE__ this should be done by determing
> if the symbols are generally needed.

The problem is that notmuch does not have a fully functional configure
process yet, Carl did mention Makefile.local, but it seems this file is
not generated by configure right now. (No config.h either.)

I will be happy to fix my patch if such facility (like
AC_CHECK_FUNCS([getline])) exists.

- Jiang

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