Re: Problems with compiling struct fd_set -- storage size isn't known

Brian Raymond Doherty (
Tue, 09 Jul 1996 08:09:59 -0500

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> You're doing something wrong (I think). Your program should just use
> fd_set a;
> without the "struct".. I'm told we shouldn't use "struct fd_set" due to
> standards concerns..
> Linus

OK, thanks. The reason the problem came up is that xlockmore-3.9 does
the same thing, so everyone be forewarned. I'm e-mailing the authors


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