Compilation error when cross-compiling Wine to ARM.

Roger Cruz roger_r_cruz at
Sun Oct 23 11:40:49 CDT 2011

Yes, exactly.  So far so good with their toolchain except for this redefinition of routines. It looks like it needs some architecture specific implementations of these routines.

Roger R. Cruz 

On Oct 23, 2011, at 12:07 PM, André Hentschel <nerv at> wrote:

> Am 22.10.2011 20:07, schrieb Roger Cruz:
>> I'm attempting to cross-compile Wine for ARM and during the compilation of the first file, I get the following error about some strings.h routines not being portable.  I have tracked this down to the redefinitions for these routines in include/port.h.
>> How do I get around this issue?  Is there a certain #define that needs to be enabled to allow me to use the native strings.h without redefinition (namely this #define NO_LIBWINE_PORT).  What is the purpose of having these redefined?  Any insight would be most welcome.
>> gcc -c -I/home/rcruz/sandbox/dev-branch/tools -I. -I/home/rcruz/sandbox/dev-branch/include -I../include  -D__WINESRC__   -Wall -pipe -fno-strength-reduce -fno-strict-aliasing -Wdeclaration-after-statement -Wempty-body -Wstrict-prototypes -Wtype-limits -Wwrite-strings -Wpointer-arith -Wlogical-op  -g -O2  -o makedep.o /home/rcruz/sandbox/dev-branch/tools/makedep.c
>> In file included from /home/rcruz/sandbox/tools/toolchain9/bin/../sysroot/usr/include/stdlib.h:42,
>>                 from /home/rcruz/sandbox/dev-branch/tools/makedep.c:29:
>> /home/rcruz/sandbox/tools/toolchain9/bin/../sysroot/usr/include/strings.h:49: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'ffs_is_not_portable'
>> /home/rcruz/sandbox/tools/toolchain9/bin/../sysroot/usr/include/strings.h:52: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'strcasecmp_is_not_portable'
>> /home/rcruz/sandbox/tools/toolchain9/bin/../sysroot/usr/include/strings.h:53: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__' before 'strncasecmp_is_not_portable'
> After some discussion last month i'd guess you are trying to crosscompile wine to android.
> In this special case the toolchain is a bit weird and you need to comment these 3 files out of the crosscompilers strings.h
> I'll send you some more hacks i made in private.
> -- 
> Best Regards, André Hentschel

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