[BusyBox] compile sh.c with uClibc broken

Andreas Neuhaus andy at fasta.fh-dortmund.de
Wed Mar 14 22:07:04 UTC 2001

dear again...

../uClibc/extra/gcc-uClibc/gcc-uClibc-i386 -I- -Wall -Os -fomit-frame-pointe
='"0.50pre"' -DBB_BT='"2001.03.14-18:25+0000"' -DUSE_SYSTEM_PWD_GRP  -I.  -
> c sh.c -o sh.o
> sh.c: In function `expand_arguments':
> sh.c:1073: called object is not a function
> sh.c:1120: called object is not a function
> make: *** [sh.o] Error 1

ok, finally i found it...

sh.c uses an int named "index" in several functions, but uClibc/string.h
line 66 shows:
#define index strchr

whoops, of course that won't work... a fix would be either to rename all
variables "index" to something else, or to #undef index. i choose the second

diff -u -r1.108 sh.c
--- sh.c        2001/03/14 19:33:45     1.108
+++ sh.c        2001/03/14 22:01:55
@@ -65,6 +65,11 @@
 #include <unistd.h>
 #include <getopt.h>

+// fix compile with uClibc (which does #define index strchr) -andy
+#ifdef index
+#undef index


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