devel/gobject-introspection failure on ARM

Koop Mast kwm at
Mon Jan 28 11:11:23 UTC 2013

On Sun, 2013-01-27 at 10:57 -0500, George Mitchell wrote:
> System: Raspberry Pi
> uname: r245840M (Alie Tan's image from 25 January)
> ports: svnversion 308518
> Build dies with message "sizeof(ArrayTypeBlob) is expected to be 8 but
> is 12."  (Complete build log attached.)  I made a naive attempt to fix
> it by rearranging the order of the structure members, but obviously I
> don't understand structure packing on the ARM and it didn't help.  It
> also didn't get rid of the huge number of "cast increases required
> alignment of target type" warnings.
> I note we're at version 0.10.8 of this package, but upstream is at
> 1.34.2.  (It requires glib 2.34.1, though, and we're only at 2.28.8).
> What's the best way to proceed?                   -- George Mitchell

I'm currently in the process of making a patch [1] for the ports tree
for glib 2.34.3 and gobject-introspection If you want to give
this a shot on ARM. Please note that the patch is WIP. Not all ports
have been tested yet.



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