Bug#803695: afflib: symbols file causes FTBFS if building with -O3

Eriberto eriberto at eriberto.pro.br
Sun Nov 29 12:54:28 UTC 2015

Hi Steve,

I am using a 'universal' symbol file in afflib to simplify the
packaging. I think that it will solve the problems with Ubuntu too.

Please, can you test the current version in experimental? I will
upload this version to unstable in mid-week.

Thanks for your help.



2015-11-01 18:01 GMT-02:00 Steve Langasek <steve.langasek at canonical.com>:
> Package: afflib
> Version: 3.7.7-1
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch
> User: ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> Usertags: origin-ubuntu  ubuntu-patch
> Hi João Eriberto,
> In Ubuntu, the afflib package FTBFS on ppc64el because ppc64el builds using
> -O3.  This causes some C++ template symbols, which are included in the
> output when building with -O2 or lower, to be absent.
> The attached patch marks these symbols, which are not part of the afflib
> ABI, as optional, allowing the package to build with either -O2 or -O3.
> Thanks for considering the patch.
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