Bug#533796: texlive-bin: non-standard gcc/g++ used for build (gcc-4.2)
On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 07:11:46PM +0200, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > On 20.06.09 Matthias Klose (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > This package builds with a non standard compiler version; please
> > > check if this package can be built with the default version of
> > > gcc/g++.
> > > Please keep this report open until the package uses the default
> > > compiler version for the package build.
> > We got #533796, cause we build texlive-bin on armel using gcc 4.2
> > instead of 4.3. This was once done cause of a bug in gcc 4.3 (see
> > #483939). Do you know if the problem is solved in recent gcc
> > versions? Also could you drop us a note if the mentioned bug was
> > reported to the DBTS and which # it is?
> Sorry, I don't know. I'm CCing one of the armel porters, in case he's
> aware what bug was causing texlive-bin to FTBFS on that architecture
> back in the day
A quick test shows that texlive-bin still FTBFS's with gcc-4.3, but
builds fine with gcc-4.4. You could switch from to gcc-4.4 on armel
for now, and drop the special case when gcc-4.4 becomes the default