Stuck compiling xf86ScanPci?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri May 25 20:46:32 UTC 2007

On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 10:22:29PM +0200, Ivan Voras wrote:
> Dejan Lesjak wrote:
> > On Friday 25 May 2007 20:18:49 Ivan Voras wrote:
> >> I have a weird problem compiling xorg-server on a recent 7-current on
> >> i386 with gcc 4.2: the process is stuck compiling xf86ScanPci.c, the
> >> compiler is just doing nothing, consuming more and more memory.
> > Yes, it's been reported on -stable@ as well IIRC. It will eventually compile 
> > the file though, assuming you don't run out of memory.
> Update: I've removed everything from /usr/local (so it's empty) and
> tried again, and this time it passed (without eating memory).
> There were some unusual libraries in /usr/local/lib/compat, like
> (sorry, don't have the whole list) which I noticed because
> they were marked schg and I had to clear the flag before deleting them.
> I think this might have influenced the compiler because I had the same
> situation before - old compat libraries in /usr/local/lib/compat getting
> pulled in for a newly built port (which I believe is a serious error but
> haven't explored further).

This is not supposed to happen, and does not happen in any case of
which I am aware, so if you have evidence this is occurring please let
us know.


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