[arch-general] firefox & gcc 4.3

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Tue Mar 25 15:58:06 EDT 2008

On Tue, 25 Mar 2008, Grigorios Bouzakis wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 01:57:49AM +0700, Emmanuel Benisty wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 08:39:55PM +0200, Grigorios Bouzakis wrote:
>>> Hi, i have been trying to build firefox3b4 or firefox for the
>>> past day without success. I guess it has something to do with the latest
>>> gcc upgrade to 4.3.
>>> Has anyone managed to build it, from AUR or not, within the last couple
>>> of days?
>>> ps. i am using the testing repo
>> builds fine here. using [testing] on i686 and FF cvs
> http://rafb.net/p/tNKcg183.html
> line 44 seems to be the reason it fails. firefox failed at some
> other point but dont have it handy at the moment
> Greg

It needs to be patched to build with gcc 4.3.

#include <cstring>

to crashreporter_linux.cpp

see: http://archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2008-March/005175.html 
for explanation

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