support for AIX and HP-UX

David Kirkby david.kirkby at
Mon Feb 21 22:55:23 CET 2011

On 21 February 2011 21:00, Simon Josefsson <simon at> wrote:
> "Dr. David Kirkby" <david.kirkby at> writes:

>> Clearly a better solution would be to get this fixed properly. When I
>> have some time, I'll build the latest source (or latest snapshot from
>> where ???) and report if that builds or not. Perhaps we can get the
>> full package to build on both AIX and HP-UX. My HP-UX system is not
>> fully POSIX compliant, as the latest version which will run on my
>> hardware is not POSIX.
>> But my AIX 5.3 system is fully POSIX, but gnutls would not build on that either.
> I looked at your build log failures and it looks like getaddrinfo and/or
> sockaddr_storage related problems -- chances are that recent gnulib has
> fixed those problems.

> Hopefully we'll get a release candidate out real soon so you can test
> that.
> Thanks,
> Simon

That sounds good.

I don't follow this list a lot, so perhaps if someone is kind enough
to drop me a mail and ask me to test on AIX and HP-UX I will do so. I
can also provide access to the hardware for others too if needed.


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