[poppler] gfile.cc fails to build on macos due to statbuf.st_mtim

William Bader williambader at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 19 04:42:45 UTC 2018

Can you test for it in cmake? https://cmake.org/cmake/help/v3.0/module/CheckStructHasMember.html

From: poppler <poppler-bounces at lists.freedesktop.org> on behalf of Jeroen Ooms <jeroen at berkeley.edu>
Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2018 6:29 PM
To: Ihar Filipau
Cc: poppler at lists.freedesktop.org
Subject: Re: [poppler] gfile.cc fails to build on macos due to statbuf.st_mtim

On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 3:04 PM, Ihar Filipau <thephilips at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/12/18, Jeroen Ooms <jeroen at berkeley.edu> wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 12:11 PM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
>>> You're never assigning to tv_nsec in there but still use it in a
>>> comparison,
>>> that needs fixing.
>> You are right. I think we should compare modification time only by
>> seconds. The standard definition of 'struct stat' only specifies
>> st_ctime, so I don't think there is a portable way to get nanoseconds:
>> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/basedefs/sys/stat.h.html

> That's an old version of POSIX. Check the newer version:
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/basedefs/sys_stat.h.html

> IOW, there is a standard portable way - since 2008, 10 years ago. It's
> just Mac OS X hasn't updated its POSIX support after v6, from
> 2004.

OK so how do you suggest this should be fixed? It would be great if
things would keep working on Mac OS.

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