[PATCH xserver 1/1] list: Use offsetof() to determine member offsets within a structure

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Tue Sep 4 11:54:50 PDT 2012

> AC_C_TYPEOF seems like the best bet to me, but I'm not sure it's in
> autoconf 2.60 (our current AC_PREREQ). All I've got here is 2.59 (which
> does not appear to have AC_C_TYPEOF) and 2.64 (which does).

Good news, AC_C_TYPEOF *is* in autoconf 2.60:


That clears the way to using this macro without having to bump the
version of autoconf we're using.

> It looks like the autoconf AC_C_TYPEOF checks for both typeof and
> __typeof__.

> Alan -- I'm afraid we'll need to rely upon you to test this and make
> sure it works for the Sun compilers...

I think we're still waiting to see if Alan is happy with the patch
before I merge it in and pack up 1.13 for release?

keith.packard at intel.com
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