[Mono-dev] Workaround for build failure on Linux

Avery Pennarun apenwarr at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 14:07:25 EST 2010

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Robert Jordan <robertj at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 03.03.2010 16:12, cpMon wrote:
>> Here's a compile error from 2.6.1 and your latest svn tree:
>> CC    io.lo
>> In file included from ../../mono/io-layer/wapi.h:28,
>>                   from io.c:32:
>> ../../mono/io-layer/sockets.h:85: error: conflicting types for ‘close’
>> /usr/include/unistd.h:350: note: previous declaration of ‘close’ was here
> Hmm, this error does not match any existing code. Neither 2-6 nor
> trunk redefines close(). At sockets.h:85 there is only closesocket(),
> and it sits there since years.

Grepping through /usr/include on my system reveals this however:

/usr/include/mysql/my_global.h:#define closesocket(A)	close(A)

Since closesocket() and close() are identical on Unix (as far as I
know), there may be more than just that include file that redefine


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