[libvirt] [PATCH] build: trivial fix error: implicit declaration of function 'malloc'

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Thu Nov 22 13:49:49 UTC 2012

On 11/22/2012 06:36 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

>> util/processinfo.c: In function 'virProcessInfoSetAffinity':
>> util/processinfo.c:52:5: error: implicit declaration of function 'malloc' [-Werror=implicit-function-declaration]

>     mask = CPU_ALLOC(numcpus);
> On glibc this is defined to a function _sched_cpualloc(), hence
> we don't see a warning.
> If your headers are defining this in terms of malloc(), then IMHO,
> the sched.h should be including stdlib.h on our behalf. IOW, I
> think this is a bug in the c library headers
> That all said, I'm not against adding this workaround in libvirt,
> provided the c library bug is reported upstream.

Concur on both points.  And I pushed the commit.

Eric Blake   eblake at redhat.com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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