Commit 4ec6dd2c authored by Rémi Denis-Courmont's avatar Rémi Denis-Courmont
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Use %m on GLIBC to work-around strerror_r prototype problems

parent e0c9e748
......@@ -95,23 +95,35 @@ static inline unsigned long vlc_threadid (void)
void vlc_pthread_fatal (const char *action, int error,
const char *file, unsigned line)
char buf[1000];
const char *msg;
fprintf (stderr, "LibVLC fatal error %s in thread %lu at %s:%u: %d\n",
action, vlc_threadid (), file, line, error);
fflush (stderr);
/* Sometimes strerror_r() crashes too, so make sure we print an error
* message before we invoke it */
#ifdef __GLIBC__ && _POSIX_C_SOURCE < 200112L && _XOPEN_SOURCE < 600 && _GNU_SOURCE
/* use GNU prototype */
msg = strerror_r (error, buf, sizeof (buf));
#ifdef __GLIBC__
/* Avoid the strerror_r() prototype brain damage in glibc */
errno = error;
fprintf (stderr, " Error message: %m\n");
msg = buf;
if (!strerror_r (error, buf, sizeof (buf)))
char buf[1000];
const char *msg;
switch (sterror_r (error, buf, sizeof (buf)))
case 0:
msg = buf;
case ERANGE: /* should never happen */
msg = "unknwon (too big to display)";
msg = "unknown (invalid error number)";
fprintf (stderr, " Error message: %s\n", msg);
fprintf (stderr, "Error description: \"%s\"\n", msg ? msg : "(null)");
fflush (stderr);
abort ();
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