[Pkg-octave-devel] compilation with gcc-4.3

Cyril Brulebois cyril.brulebois at enst-bretagne.fr
Wed Feb 6 18:14:30 UTC 2008

On 06/02/2008, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> However, the build does not complete, choking at:
>     dh_shlibdeps -a -l/usr/lib/octave-3.0.0
>     dpkg-shlibdeps: failure: no dependency information found for /usr/lib/gcc-snapshot/lib/libstdc++.so.6 (used by debian/octave3.0/usr/lib/octave/3.0.0/oct/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/getrusage.oct).
>     dh_shlibdeps: command returned error code 512
> Do you know how to get around this?

Nope. ISTR it was suggested that dpkg-shlibdeps ignores that one (it
supports blacklisting some items), but I didn't find any bugreport. I
guess you could provide it with an option to ignore this particular

> An unrelated issue: Using gcc-snapshot for building the current
> octave package is not as simple as setting the environment variables
> as suggested. The problem comes from debian/rules, in which the
> compiler paths are hardcoded:
>     c_compiler= /usr/bin/gcc
>     cxx_compiler= /usr/bin/g++
>     f77_compiler= /usr/bin/gfortran
> If nobody objects, I will change the above to:
>     c_compiler= gcc
>     cxx_compiler= g++
>     f77_compiler= gfortran

Indeed, it looks like the way to go.


Cyril Brulebois
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