check for PR_SET_NAME being defined

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Nathan Froyd Aug. 3, 2009, 2:32 p.m.
Depending on what glibc/kernel headers you are compiling against,
PR_SET_NAME may or may not be defined.  Do the right thing if
PR_SET_NAME isn't defined and skip setting the process name.

Signed-off-by: Nathan Froyd <>
 vl.c |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

v2: resent, including Signed-off-by this time.


diff --git a/vl.c b/vl.c
index fdd4f03..0f07ca9 100644
--- a/vl.c
+++ b/vl.c
@@ -300,7 +300,7 @@  void hw_error(const char *fmt, ...)
 static void set_proc_name(const char *s)
-#ifdef __linux__
+#if defined(__linux__) && defined(PR_SET_NAME)
     char name[16];
     if (!s)