[PATCH] fixes for android in libraries/unix

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 11:34:14 CET 2013

On 25/01/13 08:55, Nathan Hüsken wrote:
> These patches are for libraries/unix.
> They may need some discussing, because I am not sure if this is the
> right thing.
> 1. On android the passwd struct does not define pw_gecos. The first
> patch therefor sets it to the empty string.
> 2. The android ndk does not define _POSIX_VDISABLE, but it defines
> _PC_VDISABLE. The second patch defines _POSIX_VDISABLE to _PC_VIDISABLE,
> which is (as I undestand it) what the POSIX programmer guide suggests.
> 3. The android ndk does not define telldir and seekdir. The third patch
> removes them when compiling for android.

Thanks for the patch.  A better way to do these things is to add 
detection logic to the configure script, rather than platform-specific 



(the point about "avoid conditional code")

There should be plenty of examples in the configure script that you can 
copy and modify.


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