Inline definition problem in current
das at FreeBSD.ORG
Tue Mar 24 21:58:34 PDT 2009
On Tue, Mar 24, 2009, Doug Barton wrote:
> David Schultz wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 23, 2009, Gustau Perez wrote:
> >> a few time ago I switched to current, right now I've it updated to
> >> yesterday. While compiling some ports (in fact, building x11/gnome2) I
> >> found that some of them (written in C) are using some inline functions
> >> (I guess it is because the compiler will replace the call to the
> >> function with the function itself). The problem is that gcc fails with
> >> the following message :
> >> error: nested function 'XXX' declared but never defined
> >> checking the code, the function is declared and then implemented in a
> >> header file which is included in the offending .c file. The function is
> >> declared as 'inline'. The only solution I found is to change the
> >> definition to static.
> >> Checking pontyhat shows me that many ports are failing because of
> >> this problem. What I can understand is why is this happening, because
> >> the same ports compiles fine in STABLE and the compilers's version in
> >> base seems to be the same (gcc (GCC) 4.2.1 20070719 [FreeBSD], the same
> >> in current)
> > Which other ports were broken for this reason?
> I am trying to compile gimp on -current right now and x11/babl and
> graphics/gegl both have this problem. Take a look at
> http://pointyhat.freebsd.org/errorlogs/i386-8-failure.html for more
> examples (click on the link on the right under Package to see the
> logs). There are currently over 600 broken ports in -current, all the
> ones I clicked on in a completely bogus sample had this same problem.
My bug; I missed an important line when merging from gcc trunk 122565.
Instead of reporting:
error: nested function 'foo' declared but never defined
gcc should have been reporting:
warning: inline function 'foo' declared but never defined
I'll check in a fix as soon as I run a buildworld.
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