Closed source frustration

Developing against a closed source libraries is jut painful and wastes your time. Function definitions are missing from the header files, so you get to declare them yourself from the manpages. Then you get random error messages even though you do everything just like the manpage tells you. Some dark corners of the internet then suggest one of the parameters is actually the 32-bit variant of the type instead of the generic one. Still no luck.

Just let me look inside the code to figure out why it's not working, thank you very much.

This post was brought to you by the joys of the getprocs64(3) call on AIX 5.3. Any hints on it's usage would be appreciated.


It finally works!