Bug#552862: marked as done (postman: FTBFS: cgi-lib.c:238: error: conflicting types for 'getline')
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and subject line Bug#552862: fixed in postman 2.1-7
has caused the Debian Bug report #552862,
regarding postman: FTBFS: cgi-lib.c:238: error: conflicting types for 'getline'
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- Subject: postman: FTBFS: cgi-lib.c:238: error: conflicting types for 'getline'
- From: Lucas Nussbaum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 11:34:46 +0100
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Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20091028 qa-ftbfs
Justification: FTBFS on amd64
During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on
In eglibc <= 2.9, getline was only defined if _GNU_SOURCE was defined.
In eglibc 2.10, getline is always defined (since it became a standard in
POSIX2008). The problem is that your package already has a function
named getline(), which now conflicts with glibc's. You need to rename
your function to something else.
Ubuntu already fixed many occurences of your problem, so it is possible
that an Ubuntu patch is available for your package. Look at the PTS to
> cc -Wall -Wpointer-arith -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -DLINUX -c cgi-lib.c -o cgi-lib.o
> cgi-lib.c:238: error: conflicting types for 'getline'
> /usr/include/stdio.h:651: error: previous declaration of 'getline' was here
> make: *** [cgi-lib.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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We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
postman, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:
A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
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Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2009 20:23:55 +0100
Architecture: source amd64
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Changed-By: Cyril Brulebois <email@example.com>
postman - High performance web based IMAP and NNTP client
postman (2.1-7) unstable; urgency=high
* QA upload.
* Fix FTBFS with eglibc (>= 2.10) and its getline() function, thanks to
Ruben Molina for the patch (Closes: #552862):
* Set urgency to “high” since it also affects testing.
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