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From Joseph Ottinger <j...@enigmastation.com>
Subject Re: What libraries/versions for proton?
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2012 20:48:42 GMT
It's Fedora 17, with a fairly clean install at that. Uuid and uuid-develop,
 plus libuuid,  if memory serves, so as far as I can tell it should be
pretty normal.

On Thursday, August 2, 2012, Andrew Stitcher <astitcher@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-08-02 at 15:55 -0400, Joseph Ottinger wrote:
>> I was building proton-c and the build fails in messenger.c, trying to
>> include <uuid/uuid.h>.
>> There's a uuid library for C, but it defines different types than
>> proton is expecting. Can anyone tell me which uuid library is
>> expected? It's looking for a *system* library for uuid.
> You don't say which platform you are trying to build on. I'm guessing
> it's not Linux.
> The uuid functionality is irritatingly different between platforms. The
> current proton code compiles on Linux using libuuid libuuid-devel on
> Fedora and I think libuuid-dev on Debian based distros.
> On Solaris there is also uuid/uuid.h but it defines a subtly different
> API (wrt to const).
> On BSDs there is uuid/uuid.h with an entirely different API, which is
> more akin to the original DCE interface - I'm guessing this is what
> you're encountering (MacOS?)
> On Windows the header file is entirele different rpcdce.h I think with a
> very different API also based on the original DCE interface.
> You may need to write a very small shim layer to get it to work: As
> there are only a couple of functions used this shouldn't be very hard.
> Hope this helps.
> Andrew
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Joseph B. Ottinger
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