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Bug 279655 - sci-visualization/fig2sxd: fails tests with forced --as-needed
Summary: sci-visualization/fig2sxd: fails tests with forced --as-needed
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High QA (vote)
Assignee: Markus Dittrich (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Blocks: as-needed
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Reported: 2009-07-30 11:39 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2009-09-01 02:38 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Runtime testing required: ---

Build log (fig2sxd-0.18:20090729-213646.log,36.03 KB, text/plain)
2009-07-30 11:40 UTC, Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)

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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-07-30 11:39:32 UTC
I'm reporting this bug because the package in summary fails to build when forcing --as-needed on through spec files (check out for details).

Please note that this bug _might_ apply to -Wl,--as-needed in LDFLAGS as well; in both cases it should be fixed. Also, if this is due to the package in question not respecting user-defined LDFLAGS, you should get to fix that too.

Check the attached build log.

Comment 1 Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-07-30 11:40:09 UTC
Created attachment 199639 [details]
Build log
Comment 2 Patrick Kursawe (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-08-26 18:53:47 UTC
Hey Markus, since this was your "baby" originally and you were the last one to touch it, maybe you would like to take official maintainership (and this bug) :-)?
Comment 3 Markus Dittrich (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-09-01 00:08:21 UTC
Sure - I'll take over and will have a look at the issue.

Comment 4 Markus Dittrich (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-09-01 02:38:18 UTC
I had a closer look at this bug and the failing tests
have nothing to do with as-needed AFAICT. This
package actually has no tests but unfortunately a bunch of 
C++ template code in a file called check.cpp which is
not a phony target. Hence a "make check" will try to build
this file which of course bombs. 

In any case I've bumped the package, made check a phony 
target, and made it respect LDFLAGS as well.