[kde-solaris] KDE 3.3.2, patches for 3.3.1 and some news :-)

Christopher Layne clayne at anodized.com
Thu Feb 3 10:39:00 CET 2005

We've been over the _FILE_OFFSET_BITS issue before. Go look on the 64-bit
machines. The same limitations are there for swap.h.

But honestly do whatever you want with the _FILE_OFFSET_BITS issue. I'm tired
of talking about it.

As discussed before:

On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 11:09:20PM -0400, steleman at nyc.rr.com wrote:
> This is only true for Solaris x86 which currently has no 64-bit support.
> It is not true for Solaris SPARC. The patches should be #ifdef'd for Solaris
> x86.
> --Stefan

I do not believe the above to be accurate.

[clayne at build01-sol8-sparc ~]$ uname -a
SunOS build01-sol8-sparc.corp.tellme.com 5.8 Generic_108528-22 sun4u sparc SUNW,UltraSPARC-IIi-cEngine

[clayne at build01-sol8-sparc ~]$ egrep 'OFFSET_BITS|large files' /usr/include/sys/swap.h
#if !defined(_LP64) && _FILE_OFFSET_BITS == 64
#error  "Cannot use swapctl in the large files compilation environment"

[clayne at sparc-hatch01 ~]$ uname -a
SunOS sparc-hatch01.dev.villa.tellme.com 5.8 Generic_108528-17 sun4u sparc SUNW,UltraAX-i2

[clayne at sparc-hatch01 ~]$ egrep 'OFFSET_BITS|large files' /usr/include/sys/swap.h
#if !defined(_LP64) && _FILE_OFFSET_BITS == 64
#error  "Cannot use swapctl in the large files compilation environment"

On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 09:12:18PM -0500, Stefan Teleman wrote:
> Attached are the 3 diff's for correctly reporting memory and swap.
> There really is no need to #include <sys/swap.h> and to have to deal 
> with  _FILE_OFFSET_BITS problems just to report memory and swap info. 
> All the necessary and useful info can be obtained from kstat(3KSTAT) 
> and a delta function. Besides, redefining _FILE_OFFSET_BITS to 32 on 
> an architecture which supports _FILE_OFFSET_BITS==64 will report 
> inaccurate swap (will limit the amount of reported swap to 2GB, even 
> on machines with several times that amount of swap configured).
> this patch will make it into CVS in the very near future, together 
> with some other ones.
> --Stefan
> ----
> On Wednesday 02 February 2005 06:11, Christopher Layne wrote:
> > The patches I submitted for Ksysguardd, kinfocenter, and kcontrol
> > addressed real free/used swap/real memory. I know some where
> > backported but don't remember if all.
> >
> > As far as the other stuff - cool.
> >
> > -cl
> -- 
> Stefan Teleman          'Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition'
> steleman at nyc.rr.com                          -Monty Python

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