Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> Since the following change:
> dated back to Aug 1999 (!), the definitions of struct siginfo in Linux and
> GNU libc differ to each other.
Only 2.4 Kernels, 2.6 uses the normal definition again.
> While it's the kernel that is at fault by
> changing its ABI, at this stage it may be more acceptable to update glibc
> as it's not the only program interfacing to Linux (uClibc?). It doesn't
> seem to be a heavily used feature as otherwise someone else would have
> noticed the problem during these five years. As I don't really have a
> preference, hereby I provide two patches to choose from and ask for
I prefer to bring the 2.4 kernel in line with the rest of the system.
> The ChangeLog entry is for glibc, of course.
> 2004-11-10 Maciej W. Rozycki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/mips/bits/siginfo.h [struct siginfo]
> (_sigchld): Update to match the kernel.
> diff -up --recursive --new-file
> --- glibc-2.3.3-20041018.macro/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/bits/siginfo.h Tue Apr
> 22 02:26:04 2003
> +++ glibc-2.3.3-20041018/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/bits/siginfo.h Wed Nov
> 10 16:52:24 2004
You surely meant to change the mips-specific siginfo.h here.