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Re: Multilib issue with c-ares

From: Jakub Hrozek <>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:31:08 +0200

On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 10:06:41PM +0200, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Aug 2013, Jakub Hrozek wrote:
> >>>I have a problem using c-ares in a multilib environment, for
> >>>which I found a patch in Fedora that does not seem to have
> >>>found its way upstream.
> >
> >I actually sent the patch upstream:
> >
> >
> >After re-reading the discussion 3 years later, it sounds to me
> >like it simply stalled. So for now I keep carrying it as vendor
> >specific c-ares patch.
> I can't remember why it didn't go in then, quite likely I simply
> dropped the ball.
> Now that patch doesn't apply any longer and when I fix it manually
> it still causes a compiler warning since there's now code using
> CARES_SIZEOF_LONG. I assume you do something else in Fedora/Red hat?

Yes, here is a patch that is used in the Fedora RPMs. For my use it's
good enough as it covers the architectures on single platform I
maintain. Not sure if it's good enough for upstream.

Received on 2013-08-27