libreoffice and gcc44+

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Thu Mar 24 12:02:04 UTC 2011

2011/3/24 Andriy Gapon <avg at>

> Baptiste,
> I found it necessary to use the attached patch for libreoffice compilation
> to
> succeed with gcc45. (patch name doesn't conform to the ports standards).
> Without the patch my compilation failed because FILE declaration was not
> found.
> I am CC-ing ports@ as this is an example of a classical base gcc vs gcc44+
> problem.  The reasons for this issue are described here:
> See "Header dependency cleanup".
> I am surprised that this kind of problem has sneaked into the release code
> of
> libreoffice.  It could mean two things: (a) they use older gcc themselves;
> (b)
> FILE/stdio.h inclusion was brought in by some other inclusion likely in
> Linux
> system header files.
> In any case I think that the upstream developers should have used cstdio
> header
> inclusion and std::FILE if they really need that.
> Are you a regular on their development channels?  Maybe you could forward
> the
> report to them?
> Thanks!
> --
> Andriy Gapon

I'll forward them your report.


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