>>>>> "hugh" == hugh <hugh@stripped> writes:
hugh> There is a known gcc/IRIX specific bug related to the use of semctl
hugh> and some other calls such as inet_ntoa on IRIX using the standard C
hugh> library. They are all are functions that get passed or return structs
hugh> that are smaller than 16-bit long and not 8-bits long. See:
hugh> One effect of this is that the resolveip function always returns
hugh> opo 24% resolveip manu
hugh> IP address of manu is 255.255.255.255
hugh> opo 25%
hugh> I also *think* this is stopping correct operation from remote clients.
hugh> They report back that MySQL will not accept connections from
hugh> Either 1. Compile on IRIX using GCC, or
hugh> 2. Try the resolveip in the IRIX binary distribution
hugh> This problem is not yours, but the GCC people evidently have no plans
hugh> to fix the compiler. A suggestion given at SGI is to build a wrapper
hugh> around the call.
Do you have any examples of a wrapper ?
(By the way, the hp address us gave me didn't work; I found some
but no example wrapper.