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

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Fri Aug 15 19:53:48 PDT 2003

On Fri, 2003-08-15 at 18:42, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> 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.

Yeah, I remember that.  Thanks for the tip.  I'll investigate this
further after looking at those X diffs.


> Kris
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