Error: relocation overflow (Re: gstreamer-plugins-0.6.2_1 broken on sparc64)

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Aug 15 15:42:55 PDT 2003

On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 05:56:32PM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-08-15 at 17:35, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >
> This I'm not so sure about.  It used to work as you had built GNOME on
> Sparc.  Nothing has changed in this port, so perhaps this is a new bug
> introduced on sparc64.

<looking closer at the error>

mjpeg.c: In function `escape_FF':
mjpeg.c:478: warning: cast from pointer to integer of different size
{standard input}: Assembler messages:
{standard input}:4078: Error: relocation overflow

Yes, this has popped up on several ports since the gcc 3.3 upgrade.  I
think it's a gcc bug - we worked around a similar one in
XFree86-libraries in order to get it to compile with gcc 3.2.

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