[Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#505956: Bug#505956: FTBFS with GCC 4.4: wants

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Thu Nov 27 15:55:47 UTC 2008

> * Michael Meskes <meskes at debian.org> [2008-11-23 19:18]:
> > > > 	    --with-gcc=/usr/bin/gcc-4.2 \
> > > > 	    --with-g++=/usr/bin/g++-4.2
> > As you can see above configure is told to use /usr/bin/gcc-4.2 as gcc.
> Sure, but I have a chroot in which /usr/bin/gcc-4.x calls
> gcc-snapshot.  You should consider this bug report of an upstream
> issue filed via the Debian BTS rather than any actual problem in
> Debian.

I beg to disagree. Why is it a bug if some software does not work with the
latest compiler but makes sure it gets the right one? Doesn't the kernel have a
similar restraint?


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