Mac OS X 10.5 missing posix_memalign function warning

Issue #5 resolved
Kelvin Wong
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Installing py-scrypt on a system running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and Python 2.6.8 results in a build warning due to the fact that posix_memalign is not present in stdlib.h. This is the warning: {{{ /usr/bin/gcc-4.0 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -dynamic -O2 -fwrapv -DNDEBUG -g -fwrapv -O3 -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DHAVE_SYSCTL_HW_USERMEM=1 -Iscrypt-1.1.6 -Iscrypt-1.1.6/lib -Iscrypt-1.1.6/lib/scryptenc -Iscrypt-1.1.6/lib/crypto -Iscrypt-1.1.6/lib/util -I/opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/include/python2.6 -c scrypt-1.1.6/lib/crypto/crypto_scrypt-nosse.c -o build/temp.macosx-10.5-i386-2.6/scrypt-1.1.6/lib/crypto/crypto_scrypt-nosse.o

scrypt-1.1.6/lib/crypto/crypto_scrypt-nosse.c: In function ‘crypto_scrypt’:
scrypt-1.1.6/lib/crypto/crypto_scrypt-nosse.c:277: warning: implicit declaration of function ‘posix_memalign’


The completed artifacts are then installed. Unfortunately they don't work:


Python 2.6.8 (unknown, May 4 2012, 03:06:15) [GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5493)] on darwin Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

import scrypt Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> ImportError: dlopen(/Users/kelvin/.virtualenvs/django_hacking_py2.6/lib/python2.6/site-packages/, 2): Symbol not found: _posix_memalign Referenced from: /Users/kelvin/.virtualenvs/django_hacking_py2.6/lib/python2.6/site-packages/ Expected in: dynamic lookup }}}

The problem is solved by moving the //HAVE_POSIX_MEMALIGN// macro from config.h into the I have made these changes to a fork and submitting a pull request for consideration.

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