Building Fox gui on 3.8 -- threadsafe versions of getpwuid and friends

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Building Fox gui on 3.8 -- threadsafe versions of getpwuid and friends

russellf
Hi
        I am trying to install Fox on a 3.8 system but the compilation fails
because several functions such as getpwuid_r are missing.  These
functions are part of the posix standard and are thread safe versions of
 the originals which use static buffers to return results.

I've done some searching on Google but have not turned up anything
useful.  There are several courses of action possible but I am unsure
which route to take.

Hopefully there is a package which contains these routines but I have
not been able to find it.

Cheers, Russell