Compiling 1.5.97 for FreeBSD

Dave Peticolas
29 May 2001 14:45:24 -0700

On 29 May 2001 20:39:36 +0000, Matthew Condell wrote:
> > > I just took a quick look in the FreeBSD CVS tree and it looks like
> > > langinfo was added to the tree in February, but it has not been
> > > included in the -STABLE branch.  There does not seem to be a package
> > > that provides it, either.
> > 
> > Ok, GnuCash CVS should have this problem fixed now.
> Thanks, that problem is fixed.
> I still am seeing the problem with the 'timezone' variable in date.c.
> I looked into it a little.  FreeBSD's time.h does not define timezone 
> as a variable.  It defines it as a function: char *timezone(int, int).
> Seconds offset from UTC are contained in struct tm.tm_gmtoff.

Right, unfortunately not all systems have that so we will have to
do some autoconfery. I will work on this but it will take a little