strange mingw32-runtime-3.15.1-1 build error (imho it's a bug)

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Tue Nov 11 10:46:18 UTC 2008

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 12:45:40AM +0100, Farkas Levente wrote:
> usleep.c:32: error: redefinition of typedef 'useconds_t'
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/sys-root/mingw/include/sys/types.h:119: error:
> previous declaration of 'useconds_t' was here
> what's more i already build exactly the same packages ie.
> mingw32-runtime-3.15.1-1 on the same centos-5.2 and build _without_ the
> above error!???
> so the only thing what can i assume that on fedora and the first time on
> centos i use mingw32-runtime-bootstrap-1-4. which means
> mingw32-runtime-bootstrap-1-4 not equivalent with mingw32-runtime-3.15.1-1
> and imho it's a bug and should have to be fix.

I don't use the bootstrap packages any more, since all my machines
have long been bootstrapped.  However it could cause the difference
you are seeing, and it may be worth upgrading the bootstrap package to
the latest MinGW version to see if you can get it to build.  Maybe the
patch is redundant with the latest bootstrap package.


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat
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