Gentoo Websites Logo
Go to: Gentoo Home Documentation Forums Lists Bugs Planet Store Wiki Get Gentoo!
Bug 723238 (perl-toolchain) - [TRACKER] perl packages with toolchaining issues
Summary: [TRACKER] perl packages with toolchaining issues
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: perl-toolchain
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Perl team
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords: Tracker
Depends on: 261375 720788 723154 723264 723734 724506 728364 737304 738106 738108 723152 723216 723222 730056 737212 741520
Blocks: tc-directly 730390
  Show dependency tree
 
Reported: 2020-05-15 13:59 UTC by Kent Fredric (IRC: kent\n)
Modified: 2020-09-10 14:50 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---


Attachments

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.
Description Kent Fredric (IRC: kent\n) gentoo-dev 2020-05-15 13:59:01 UTC
This is a tracker for perl packages which have issues with miss-handling calling "cc" and "ar" and friends correctly.

Its worth mentioning a lot of these may stem from problems in the underlying build chains, such as ExtUtils::MakeMaker, ExtUtils::CBuilder, etc, which may depend on the toolchain choices that Perl itself was built with.

For bugs to be deemed "valid" and "fixable by us" for this tracker, there must be something directly in the ebuild that is awry, and it must be demonstrable *after* having built perl itself in an identical configuration, ( as these choices are made /in perl itself/ and hardcoded in Config.pm or one of its components,  and then all perl modules simply re-use this configuration ).

Its expected that the *majority* of things that fail for misusing host tools, will be explained by being defects in Perl's own tooling (which we can't reasonably fix), and consequently, not fixed in the ebuild.