[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#759855: refdb: FTBFS: readln.h:25:22: error: redefinition of typedef 'Function' with different type

Markus Hoenicka markus.hoenicka at mhoenicka.de
Sat Aug 30 23:51:58 UTC 2014

At 2014-08-30 21:03, Lucas Nussbaum was heard to say:
> Source: refdb
> Version: 1.0.2-2
> Severity: serious
> Tags: jessie sid
> User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
> Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20140830 qa-ftbfs
> Justification: FTBFS on amd64


>> In file included from refdbib.c:48:0:
>> readln.h:26:30: error: redefinition of typedef 'CPPFunction' with 
>> different type
>>  typedef rl_completion_func_t CPPFunction;
>>                               ^
>> In file included from /usr/include/readline/readline.h:37:0,
>>                  from readln.h:22,
>>                  from refdbib.c:48:
>> /usr/include/readline/rltypedefs.h:38:16: note: previous declaration 
>> of 'CPPFunction' was here
>>  typedef char **CPPFunction () __attribute__ ((deprecated));
>>                 ^


the build problems are caused by changes to the readline API. These 
problems were fixed in the svn version of RefDB. Please have a look at 
the commits r785 and r786 which migrate RefDB to the new API.


Markus Hoenicka
AQ score 38

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