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Bug 244004 - dev-util/fuzz: CC variable not respected
Summary: dev-util/fuzz: CC variable not respected
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Robin Johnson
Depends on:
Blocks: tc-directly
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Reported: 2008-10-24 18:18 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2011-04-20 12:50 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Runtime testing required: ---

Patch to ebuild to fix CC issue (fuzz-0.6.ebuild.patch,640 bytes, patch)
2009-06-10 03:34 UTC, Kevin Pyle
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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-10-24 18:18:38 UTC
I'm filing this bug (from a template, mind you) because the ebuild I'm reporting it against failed to build once I removed my /usr/bin/{gcc,cc,c++,c99} binaries. This means that the ebuild is relying on gcc or cc as compiler, while it should use "$(tc-getCC)" so that user choices are respected, and cross-compiling works as intended.

This usually comes down to one of these tasks:

- use emake CC="$(tc-getCC)" for building, to ovewrite make's CC variable (defaults to "cc", some upstream rewrites it);
- the above plus replacing explicit "gcc" (or similar) calls with $(CC) so that the variable is actually respected;
- tc-export CC in src_compile before eventual econf.

For C++, you'd have to replace CC with CXX everywhere above, of course.

If your package is a special case on this, please let me know.

Comment 1 Kevin Pyle 2009-06-10 03:34:21 UTC
Created attachment 194070 [details, diff]
Patch to ebuild to fix CC issue

This package is based on autotools, but ships a configure so old that passing --host= does not cause it to use a fully qualified gcc name.  Rerunning autoconf after unpacking updates to a newer configure, which then uses a fully qualified gcc name.
Comment 2 Justin Lecher (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2011-04-20 12:50:56 UTC
+  20 Apr 2011; Justin Lecher <> fuzz-0.6.ebuild:
+  Respect CC, #244004