[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#221618: Bug#221618: Bug#221618: Advice on #221618 (libsmbclient-dev: 64bits prototype not precised)

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Thu Jun 16 05:35:59 UTC 2011

Quoting Steve Langasek (vorlon at debian.org):

> You're perfectly right that this is an imperfect solution.  A correct
> upstream solution would be to define private "off_t" types like the ones in
> zlib, and export those as the interface instead of off_t itself.  But in the
> meantime, I think this change is the closest we can get to correct behavior
> in the distro, and doesn't break anything not already broken.

So, it make it short, we can add this patch but should keep it as
Debian-specific. I'll include it, then, and will mention in the
headers that it is Debian specific.

From your comments, I understand this still warrants an upstream bug
report...which you actually half-wrote above..:-)

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