[Debian-zh-dev] Bug#724094: chmsee: FTBFS: ld: cannot find -lxpcom

David Suárez david.sephirot at gmail.com
Sun Sep 22 15:51:50 UTC 2013

Source: chmsee
Version: 2.0.1-1
Severity: serious
Tags: jessie sid
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20130922 qa-ftbfs
Justification: FTBFS on amd64


During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on

Relevant part (hopefully):
> g++ csChm.o csChmModule.o csChmfile.o -o ../components/libxpcomchm.so -Wl,-soname,../components/libxpcomchm.so -L/usr/lib/xulrunner-devel-24.0/bin -lpthread -pthread -Wall -Wpointer-arith -Wcast-align -Wno-variadic-macros -g -O2 -fPIC -DPIC -fno-strict-aliasing -Dunix -fshort-wchar -pipe -I/usr/include -I. -I/usr/lib/xulrunner-devel-24.0/include -I/usr/include/nspr -I/usr/include -DNDEBUG -DTRIMMED /usr/lib/xulrunner-devel-24.0/lib/libxpcomglue_s.a -shared -lxpcom -lmozalloc -lplds4 -lplc4 -lnspr4 -lpthread -ldl -lchm
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lxpcom
> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

The full build log is available from:

A list of current common problems and possible solutions is available at
http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS . You're welcome to contribute!

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on EC2 VM instances from
Amazon Web Services, using a clean, minimal and up-to-date chroot. Every
failed build was retried once to eliminate random failures.

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