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Re: arts FTBFS on hppa: ld on hppa is buggy

> I am the person who reported the bug #179985 concerning this FTBFS. As
> written in the bug report, arts did build using -ffunction-sections. I
> don't understand exactly what it does, but it was suggested by ldd. If
> you want, the package is available on http://www.aurel32.net/kde_hppa/arts/

well, with a newer compiler now it fails with an assembly error :)

> Is it the solution on hppa or only a workaround ?

hppa workaround.

> By the way, after that, I tried to build kdelibs from source. It fails
> the same manner. When using -ffunction-sections, it also failed, but a lot 
> further. You can fetch the build logs on http://www.aurel32.net/kde_hppa/kdelibs
> It seems that in appears when linking very big .o files. Am I right ? In
> this case a workaround would be to compile kdelibs with --disable-final,
> as in this case the .cpp files are compiled indepently.

that's good to know. Chris, can you try this for now? It may also
address the other (arts) assembler error if you can do that in arts too.
I'll need to do some more investigations to figure out what's happening
here. There are a few different causes of the "function-sections" 

Randolph Chung
Debian GNU/Linux Developer, hppa/ia64 ports

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