[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#439967: Bug#439967: libxml2: gzopen64() implicitly converted to pointer

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Tue Aug 28 20:32:10 UTC 2007

clone 439967 -1
reassign -1 zlib1g-dev
block 439967 by -1

On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 01:38:08PM -0600, dann frazier <dannf at debian.org> wrote:
> Package: libxml2
> Version: 2.6.30.dfsg-1
> Severity: important
> Tags: patch
> Usertags: implicit-pointer-conversion
> Our automated buildd log filter[1] detected a problem that is likely to
> cause your package to segfault on architectures where the size of a
> pointer is greater than the size of an integer, such as ia64 and amd64.
> This is often due to a missing function prototype definition.
> [1]http://people.debian.org/~dannf/check-implicit-pointer-functions

So, actually, this is an issue with zlib.h diverting gzopen and friends
to *64 calls when _FILE_OFFSET_BITS is 64, but doesn't define the
function prototypes unless _LARGEFILE64_SOURCE is also defined.

I'll clone and reassign to libz, then.


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