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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
Subject: Re: QA confusion: Upstream qa issues -> failing to install
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 22:20:30 +0300
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 05:55:07PM +0200, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote:
> Il giorno mer, 25/08/2010 alle 17.20 +0300, Markos Chandras ha scritto:
> > On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 01:42:12PM +0200, Thilo Bangert wrote:
> > >  * QA Notice: Package has poor programming practices which may compile
> > >  *            fine but exhibit random runtime failures.
> > >  * closefromtest.c:46: warning: implicit declaration of function 
> > > ‘closefrom’
> > >
> > This is a rather common bug for 64bit arches
> 
> Actually no; the one common for 64bit arches is "implicit pointer
> conversion" warning (which may be caused by an implicit declaration,
> since implicit declarations default to int as return type!) that is
> always fatal on 64-bit (it would crash the code as the returned pointer
> would be crippled.
> 
Diego thanks for the info. Can you please explain me why this is fatal only
with certain cflags combination? If I use -march=native -O2 -pipe the
compilation doesn't fail but if I add -ggdb -Wall the compilation fails. I
don't quite understand why so I would be grateful if you could enlighten me


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