Ports broken by compiler upgrade

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Thu Aug 5 03:24:35 PDT 2004

On Thursday 05 August 2004 07:56, Pete Carah wrote:

> Many ports that compile in C++ are broken by the recent
> compiler upgrade; the packages distribution hasn't caught
> up *at all* either.

Yes, as usual the packages on the mirrors are lagging behind (and additionally 
our guy who uploads them is on holiday :-)).

> Two examples, artsd and aspell both abort instantly with
> undefined symbols; either the name-mangling has changed

Yes. Symbol name-mangling has definitely changed, you're in for a complete 
recompile of all things C++ - or wait for updated packages to become 

However, since the libxine fix has been committed yesterday, KDE's dependency 
path is now completely clear again - all of KDE builds fine, except KOffice 
(which will be updated to 1.3.2 tomorrow, which builds fine). Also 
kdemultimedia has been reported to not build with optimization higher than 
-O, I'm currently testing a fix. I'm planning to do a real big commit to many 
KDE ports tomorrow, accompanied by new packages on fruitsalad - stay tuned.

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