[Rd] 1.7.0 build error in debian stable i386

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd@debian.org
Fri Feb 7 16:22:06 2003

I wrote last night:

> On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 10:11:40AM +1100, Robert King wrote:
> > I'm running debian stable, with the addition of tcl8.4-dev, tk8.4-dev from
> > testing.
> > 
> > debian/rules build gives this ...
> First off, congrats on doing it this way. Locally rebuilding a newer Debian
> package against the given libraries of an older release is the Right Thing
> as it gives you the full package management control.
> Secondly, I suspect gcc et al are playing a role. Stable only seems to have

I was probably wrong here -- a few other papckages I'm involved with required
g++-3.2 due to heavier C++ usage.  This should not be an issue here.

> gcc-3.0 whereas testing has gcc-3.2.1  I am currently building 1.7.0 on
> testing just to see if it works.  [ I had built the 1.6.2 packages on
> unstable with gcc-3.2.2 ]

It failed when building the standalone math library due to NA_INTEGER 
being undefined.  As these tarballs are clearly labelled development,
I don't have a problem with that at all.


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