Bug 38093 - basename() isn't portable
basename() isn't portable
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
7.1
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-04-27 10:33 EDT by Joe Orton
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-06 10:06:58 EDT
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Description Joe Orton 2001-04-27 10:33:34 EDT
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 05:57:06 EDT
Sorry, scratch the easy fix, that breaks the build on Tru64.

Proper fix coming up...
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-05-06 10:06:53 EDT
Still looking for the "proper fix" ...
Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2002-06-21 15:46:29 EDT
Closed for lack of input.

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