Results of a test mass rebuild of rawhide/x86_64 with gcc-5.0.0-0.5.fc22

Marek Polacek polacek at
Tue Feb 10 05:22:04 UTC 2015

On Mon, Feb 09, 2015 at 02:43:25PM -0700, Jerry James wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 10:17 AM, Marek Polacek <polacek at> wrote:
> > bigloo-4.1a-6.2.fc22.src.rpm
> > memstomp-0.1.4-15.fc22.src.rpm
> >         build failure due to gnu11 change: -Wimplicit-int is turned on by default now,
> >         which is the reason these packages didn't compile properly.  See the porting_to
> >         document for more details.
> The bigloo failure had nothing to do with -Wimplicit-int.  One file
> that should have been compiled with -fPIC wasn't.  I don't know why
> this didn't cause problems before.  Fixed in Rawhide.

IIRC bigloo contains various "autoconf" shell scripts with K&R code in
them (that fail with -Werror now) to detect e.g. -fpic.  So that's why
the -fpic wasn't used.


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