winsock.h: msvcrt headers versus systems headers

Yorick Hardy yh at
Sat Jun 7 05:14:17 CDT 2003


I guess I broke it, so I should fix it :-). I cannot see that it
would work, but would you mind first trying to include <time.h> instead
of <sys/time.h> as pointed out by

I will try to figure out another solution, but nothing comes
to mind immediately.

Best regards,


On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 12:05:09AM +0200, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> The following change to include/winsock.h
>   revision 1.59
>   date: 2003/06/04 20:15:39;  author: julliard;  state: Exp;  lines: +1 -0
>   Yorick Hardy <yh at>
>   Include sys/time.h for struct timeval definition.
> causes compilation failure of programs/notepad:
>   /sw/gcc-3.2.2/bin/gcc -c -I. -I. -I../../include -I../../include
>   -I../../include/msvcrt -D_REENTRANT -fPIC -DNO_LIBWINE_PORT -Wall
>   -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -gstabs+ -Wpointer-arith -g -O2 -o
>   License_En.o License_En.c
>   In file included from ../../include/winsock.h:68,
>                    from ../../include/winsock2.h:47,
>                    from ../../include/windows.h:62,
>                    from License_En.c:1:
>   /usr/include/sys/time.h:135: parse error before "__P"
>   /usr/include/sys/time.h:136: parse error before "__P"
>   /usr/include/sys/time.h:140: parse error before "timecounter_get_t"
> The problem is that by virtue of -I../../include/msvcrt in
> programs/notepad/Makefile, the statement
>   #include <sys/types.h>
> in line 67 of include/winsock.h actually includes the file
> include/msvcrt/sys/types.h, which does not to define __P which
> the FreeBSD system header which then gets pulled in by means of
>   #include <sys/time.h>
> in line 68 of include/winsock.h.
> So, with this nice analysis ;-), is anybody going to fix this?
> Gerald
> -- 
> Gerald "Jerry"   pfeifer at

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