Re: socket.h errors in ppp compile

Bernhard Rosenkraenzer (
Sat, 20 Dec 1997 20:41:03 +0000 (GMT)

On Sat, 20 Dec 1997, Dwight Johnson wrote:

> I am attempting to compile ppp-2.3.2 with kernel 2.0.33.
> I get this:
> /usr/include/linux/socket.h:9: redefinition of `struct sockaddr'
> /usr/include/linux/socket.h:14: redefinition of `struct linger'
> /usr/include/linux/socket.h:26: redefinition of `struct msghdr'

ppp-2.3.2 is not compatible with glibc.

The patch for isdn4k-utils on contains a patch to
make the (really similar) ippp 2.2pl9 compatible with glibc; maybe it can
even be applied to ppp-2.3.2 without changes.