gnutls compile issues

dparussalla at dparussalla at
Sat Apr 13 01:22:02 UTC 2013

Hi All,

I am having issues compiling gnutls-2.12.23 on Freebsd 6.4 stable
platform. Please find the following errors.

Any help much appropriated.

checking whether <wchar.h> uses 'inline' correctly... no
configure: error: <wchar.h> cannot be used with this compiler (cc
-std=gnu99 -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include/p11-kit-1  
-I/usr/local/include -fPIC -D_THREAD_SAFE).
This is a known interoperability problem of glibc <= 2.5 with gcc >= 4.3 in
C99 mode. You have four options:
  - Add the flag -fgnu89-inline to CC and reconfigure, or
  - Fix your include files, using parts of
  - Use a gcc version older than 4.3, or
  - Don't use the flags -std=c99 or -std=gnu99.
Configuration aborted.
===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
Please report the problem to novel at [maintainer] and attach the

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