c/ppc32 programming help wanted: calc ppc32 build bug

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Fri Sep 21 11:32:32 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 13:24 +0200, Denis Leroy wrote:
> David Woodhouse wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 10:26 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> >> which is an opaque structure and must be accessed with fgetpos())
> > 
> > As the first cup of tea of the morning takes effect I realise that bit's
> > nonsense, but the rest seems still vaguely relevant -- it _is_ an opaque
> > type. I just don't know how to deal with it.
> > 
> > I hate userspace.
> Just updated the bugzilla. It's trying to use fgetpos(),fsetpos() 
> instead of fseek(),ftell(), but the code that tries to autodetect the 
> size of fpos_t is broken.
> Looks like the easiest solution is to force it to use fseek(), ftell() 
> with -DHAVE_NO_FPOS.
> The code compiles with this, but I still get a linking error at the end 
> of rpmbuild:
> collect2: ld terminated with signal 11 [Segmentation fault]
> /usr/bin/ld: warning: powerpc:common64 architecture of input file 
> `addop.o' is incompatible with powerpc:common output

It works here. Use 'ppc make ppc' to build 32-bit packages from CVS, not
just 'make ppc'. Autocrap tends to get confused otherwise, and you end
up mixing 64-bit and 32-bit objects. Not that this really excuses a SEGV
from the linker -- can you show exactly what you did to provoke that?


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