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Bug 561480 - dev-ros/rviz-1.11.9 fails to compile
Summary: dev-ros/rviz-1.11.9 fails to compile
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Robot Operating System team
Keywords: PATCH
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-09-25 17:35 UTC by Eric Timmons
Modified: 2015-09-26 09:50 UTC (History)
0 users

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Runtime testing required: ---

build.log (build.log,377.37 KB, text/plain)
2015-09-25 17:35 UTC, Eric Timmons
emerge --info (emerge-info.txt,16.93 KB, text/plain)
2015-09-25 17:36 UTC, Eric Timmons
rviz-librviz_sip-lib64.patch (rviz-librviz_sip-lib64.patch,792 bytes, patch)
2015-09-25 17:53 UTC, Eric Timmons
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Description Eric Timmons 2015-09-25 17:35:13 UTC
Created attachment 412892 [details]

dev-ros/rviz fails when compiling the SIP bindings. It tries to link against librviz, but looks for it in the wrong directory ('lib' instead of 'lib64').

Reproducible: always
Comment 1 Eric Timmons 2015-09-25 17:36:05 UTC
Created attachment 412894 [details]
emerge --info
Comment 2 Eric Timmons 2015-09-25 17:53:49 UTC
Created attachment 412896 [details, diff]

Patch shows where the wrong path comes from. It fixes the problem on amd64, but is clearly not the right solution as it would break non-64 bit systems.
Comment 3 Alexis Ballier gentoo-dev 2015-09-26 09:50:48 UTC
commit b3f1ee6b4589cfaad2e2224517aab46926d1da72
Author: Alexis Ballier <>
Date:   Sat Sep 26 11:50:01 2015 +0200

    dev-ros/rviz: Fix build of python bindings if rviz was not previously installed. Bug #561480 by Eric Timmons.