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Re: [swish-e] building swish-e-2.4.5 using gcc 4

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Thu Jul 09 2009 - 14:52:39 GMT
Judith Retief wrote on 07/09/2009 08:28 AM:
>   I've built swish-e-2.4.5 from the tarball on various slackware and 
> debian versions, typically using gcc 3.x versions. Compilations always 
> went smoothly. Now I'm attempting a build on slackware 12.1.0, which 
> comes with gcc 4.2.3.
>   I get compliation errors when /usr/include/regex.h is included from 
> swish.h, included from search.c
>   Anyone run into this problem? Do you know if it's a problem with my 
> slackware installation, gcc?
>   Any ideas or pointers on where I can start appreciated

what version of glibc do you have installed? I expect it's a header 
mismatch, but can't be sure unless you post the error messages you're 

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