[OpenAFS] "package" won't build 1.4.1-rc2
05 Jan 2006 09:21:23 -0500
I failed to send this reply to the list, sorry.
Thank you Jeffery, for pointing me it the right direction. I'll
certainly look into it, and try to come up with a reasonable patch. I
am using RH AS 4 for this platform with a 2.6 kernel.
It does appear to me that there have been changes to 'src/package/'
directory since 1.2.13. I'm not sure if it affects the 'packageExecute'
function, but file sizes in this directory have been modified. I would
expect no change, unless someone did some work on it, right? I will try
to diff the files.
Regarding the compiler, is this a large enough difference in versions to
be the cause?
The gcc compiler on RH AS 3 is
gcc version 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-52)
The gcc compiler on RH AS 4 is
gcc version 3.4.4 20050721 (Red Hat 3.4.4-2)
On Wed, 2006-01-04 at 18:18, Jeffrey Hutzelman wrote:
> You haven't told us what platform or compiler you're using, but I'm going
> to guess that it's a recent Linux using gcc 4. The thing that changed here
> is not OpenAFS; it's your compiler.
> The complaint is not that a value is void that shouldn't be.
> The complaint is that a value that _is_ void is not being ignored.
> Specifically, sync() returns void, but we are comparing its return value as
> if it were an integer. This is a perfectly reasonable thing to do; it
> wasn't until relatively recently that some platforms started declaring
> sync(2) as returning void. The reason you're losing is that you've
> switched to a compiler that is rather more pedantic about such things than
> the one you were using before.
> You might consider sending a report to email@example.com.
> I bet the gatekeepers would be happy if you included a patch.
> -- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sr. Research Systems Programmer
> School of Computer Science - Research Computing Facility
> Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA
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