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bug #4308: [kfreebsd] missing stuff in <sys/sysinfo.h>

Submitter:  Robert Millan <robertmh>
Submitted:  Mon 14 Jul 2003 05:19:48 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Mon 14 Jul 2003 05:37:03 PM UTC, comment #1: 

uhm.. actualy it seems the sysinfo struct and associated function are linux-specific.

we should probably fix the code with a replacement for sysinfo. anyone knows how to get system load parameters portably? maybe sysconf ()?

Robert Millan <robertmh>
Mon 14 Jul 2003 05:19:48 PM UTC, original submission:  

need to declare the sysinfo structure, and add a replacemtn for the missing stuff provided by <linux/kernel.h> on GNU/Linux's <sys/sysinfo.h>.

this includes SI_LOAD_SHIFT. a fixed <sys/sysinfo.h> is needed for Debian's autobuilder software (http://m68k.debian.org/buildd/getting.html)

hunks between kfreebsd and linux versions:

@@ -21,8 +21,15 @@
 #include <features.h>
+/* Get sysinfo structure from kernel header.  */
+#include <linux/kernel.h>
+/* Returns information on overall system statistics.  */
+extern int sysinfo (struct sysinfo *__info) __THROW;
 /* Return number of configured processors.  */
 extern int get_nprocs_conf (void) __THROW;

Robert Millan <robertmh>


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