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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-qa@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-qa] QA confusion: Upstream qa issues -> failing to install
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 19:06:55
Message-Id: 201008251459.10970.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-qa] QA confusion: Upstream qa issues -> failing to install by "Diego Elio Pettenò"
On Wednesday, August 25, 2010 11:55:07 Diego Elio Pettenò wrote:
> What this bug is about is rather the kind of errors that I've commented > on in [1], [2] and [3] which is that they _may_ be related to macros or > functions that are not declared/defined by the current set of library > dependencies, and would then lead to unresolved undefined symbols, and > thus, to runtime failure.
or: - the return value is larger than an "int", and thus possibly truncated - the func requires 3 args, but user passes some other number, and compiler cannot flag it - the user passes args in the incorrect order and the compiler cant check it -mike

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