Bug#455125: FTBFS with GCC 4.3: missing #includes

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Sat Dec 15 10:40:48 UTC 2007

block 455125 by 456270

On Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 11:21:12PM -0700, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> Package: webkit
> Version: 0~svn27674-1
> Usertags: ftbfs-gcc-4.3
> Your package fails to build with GCC 4.3.  Version 4.3 has not been
> released yet but I'm building with a snapshot in order to find errors
> and give people an advance warning.  In GCC 4.3, the C++ header
> dependencies have been cleaned up.  The advantage of this is that
> programs will compile faster.  The downside is that you actually
> need to directly #include everything you use (but you really should
> do this anyway, otherwise your program won't work with any compiler
> other than GCC).  There's some more information about this at
> http://www.cyrius.com/journal/2007/05/10#gcc-4.3-include
> You can reproduce this problem with gcc-snapshot from unstable.  Note
> that Red Hat, Novell and Ubuntu have done some work getting packages
> to build with GCC 4.3 so there might be patches floating around
> somewhere.  I suggest you talk to your upstream.

I fixed 2 missing includes in the WebKit code, but couldn't go further
because of bug #456270. These fixes will remain on the tip of my local
branch until gcc-snapshot is fixed.


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