Bug#701193: apr: FTBFS on x32: Needs update to ino_t_test
On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 1:03 PM, Peter Samuelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> [Daniel Schepler]
>> *** 'apr_ino_t' size is 8, expected 4
>> *** Please report this to the Debian Apache maintainers
> This test exists in order to detect an ABI change from older 1.2
> (before lenny!) to present. Obviously the x32 port didn't exist then,
> so, is there any installed base of x32 binaries outside Debian, built
> in an environment from 2007, that dynamically link to libapr1 and would
> break if run on Debian? Seems unlikely.
> Perhaps we can drop ino_t_test entirely? It seems like at this late
> date, any problem it still finds will be a false positive.
That makes sense, and in fact I thought something like that might be
the case when I was looking at it. But I chose to implement the least
invasive change, and I'll leave it up to your judgment as to whether
or not you want to remove it.