Bug 4806 - rpcgen generates garbage
rpcgen generates garbage
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
: 4807 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 1999-08-31 13:08 EDT by ftaylor
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-22 23:21:15 EDT
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Description ftaylor 1999-08-31 13:08:53 EDT
rpcgen -C -M -N -l foo.x -o foo_clnt.c

generates an uncompilable c file with syntax errors

Same file works fine on Solaris 2.6

If you cannot duplicate this, I can send you test data
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-31 13:54:59 EDT
Please send test data. Note that the rpcgen on solaris has different
syntax because of the dynamic port binding etc.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-31 13:57:59 EDT
*** Bug 4807 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

the header file generated with:

rpcgen -C -M -N -h cc.x -o cc.h

contains function definitions that are inconsistent with

rpcgen -C -M -N -c cc.x -o cc_xdr.c

functions that take 'pointer to foo' as an argument
in the .c file are defined in the .h file as taking 'foo'
as an argument

Same stuff works well on Solaris 2.x, and has for years

I can send a sample if necessary.

------- Additional Comments From jbj@redhat.com  08/31/99 13:56 -------
Please send sample. I'm going to coalesce these two problems.
Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 1999-09-22 23:21:59 EDT
closed dues to lack of feedback, Please reopen if still have test

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