Bug 38093

Summary: basename() isn't portable
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Joe Orton <jorton>
Component: rpmAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Description Joe Orton 2001-04-27 14:33:34 UTC
RPM assumes basename() in libc is the GNU-style basename(). Single Unix
allows basename() to be argument-modifying and other such rubbish.

This breaks build/parsePrep.c on HP-UX 10, and probably elsewhere (some
SunOS's have an argument-modifying basename() too I think).

Easy fix: unconditionally #include "misc/basename.c" in stubs.c.

Comment 1 Joe Orton 2001-04-30 09:57:06 UTC
Sorry, scratch the easy fix, that breaks the build on Tru64.

Proper fix coming up...

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-05-06 14:06:53 UTC
Still looking for the "proper fix" ...

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2002-06-21 19:46:29 UTC
Closed for lack of input.