Compile on ArchLinux

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Compile on ArchLinux

Post by pmsolid »

Apparently Arch Linux has stopped including /usr/include/sys/sysctl.h in the distribution. Compilation hangs due to missing file. Apparrently, this file is not needed anyway.

Comment out line 44 in file CoreApplicationPrivate.cpp which is located in directory:


Kernel version of ArchLinux is

Linux arch 5.9.14-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat, 12 Dec 2020 14:37:12 +0000 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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Re: Compile on ArchLinux

Post by admin »

Thanks for the report.

sysctl() is used only to get the size of the physical memory under MacOS and BSD variants. Under Linux sysconf() is used instead and the include you commented is effectively useless.

I will fix it for the next releases.

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