Bug#117513: openc++: segfault or "Error 139" compiling anything, even empty file
On Wed, Nov 14, 2001 at 12:21:27AM -0800, Robert de Forest wrote:
> > I higly suspect this to be a g++ bug. I tried with g++ 3.0, but it
> > simply won't compile - any hint to fix it will be appreciated :)
> I would be tempted to agree with you, except that it works when built
> against libgc5. I'm not saying you're wrong, and I'm not saying that
> the bug is with libgc6. If I could say that, I would have filed the bug
> against that package in the first place. I'm just saying it's not so
> clear-cut as you say.
Well, I don't know how libgc works. If it overrides new+delete, is is
probable that the problem comes from there. Otherwise I don't know. I'll
have a look at generated assembly code to find out.
> Also, I don't remember well now, but my original
> report points out that this bug requires g++, not g++-2.95, so at the
> least it should be assigned to the right compiler...
$ ll /usr/bin/g++
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 sep 11 21:47 /usr/bin/g++ ->
Package g++ in woody does not provide the compiler itself.
> > $ grep gc/ /usr/include/openc++/*
> > /usr/include/openc++/types.h:#include <gc/gc_cpp.h>
> > IIRC I added this depend because a bug was reported - someone got hit
> > when it was missing. Changelog says it was #100536.
> openc++ doesn't need the libgc-dev package to run, only to build.
As noted above, an installed header file requires one that is provided by
> Should I re-open #100536 to amend it and have this changed, or would you
> like to persue another solution, perhaps revolving around libgc and g++?
> Incedentally, note that the openc++ sources include libgc4 for building
> against, suggesting that vers 5 and 6 might not be recommended. Some
> input from upstream would be useful.
Yes, I'll contact them. Thanks for the hint.
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