[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#624960: octave3.2: FTBFS: oct-alloc.h:33:28: error: expected ')' before 'item_sz'

Lucas Nussbaum lucas at lucas-nussbaum.net
Mon May 2 12:36:21 UTC 2011

Source: octave3.2
Version: 3.2.4-9
Severity: serious
Tags: wheezy sid
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20110502 qa-ftbfs
Justification: FTBFS on amd64


During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on

Relevant part:
> g++ -c  -fPIC -I. -I.. -I../liboctave -I../src -I../libcruft/misc  -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I/usr/include/freetype2 -Wall -W -Wshadow -Wold-style-cast -Wformat -O2 -g -pthread oct-alloc.cc -o pic/oct-alloc.o
> In file included from oct-alloc.cc:30:0:
> oct-alloc.h:33:28: error: expected ')' before 'item_sz'
> oct-alloc.h:40:9: error: expected ';' at end of member declaration
> oct-alloc.h:40:23: error: expected ')' before 'size'
> oct-alloc.h:43:23: error: 'size_t' has not been declared
> oct-alloc.h:58:3: error: 'size_t' does not name a type
> oct-alloc.cc:33:26: error: 'void* octave_allocator::alloc' is not a static member of 'class octave_allocator'
> oct-alloc.cc:33:26: error: 'size_t' was not declared in this scope
> oct-alloc.cc:33:26: note: suggested alternative:
> /usr/include/c++/4.6/x86_64-linux-gnu/bits/c++config.h:155:26: note:   'std::size_t'
> oct-alloc.cc:34:1: error: expected ',' or ';' before '{' token
> make[3]: *** [pic/oct-alloc.o] Error 1

The full build log is available from:

A list of current common problems and possible solutions is available at 
http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS . You're welcome to contribute!

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on about 50 AMD64 nodes
of the Grid'5000 platform, using a clean chroot.  Internet was not
accessible from the build systems.

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