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Bug 731180 - net-irc/ninja-1.5.9_pre14-r2 fails to compile: configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler cannot create executables.
Summary: net-irc/ninja-1.5.9_pre14-r2 fails to compile: configure: error: installation...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at if you want to take care of it
Keywords: PMASKED
Depends on:
Blocks: c99-porting
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Reported: 2020-07-07 06:24 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2024-05-08 20:34 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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build.log (build.log,8.11 KB, text/plain)
2020-07-07 06:24 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo
other.tar.bz2 (other.tar.bz2,905 bytes, application/x-bzip-compressed-tar)
2020-07-07 06:24 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-07-07 06:24:03 UTC

Issue: net-irc/ninja fails to compile.
Discovered on: amd64

This machine uses a clang/LLVM toolchain.
If you think that this issue is strictly related to clang/LLVM please block bug 408963. If you think that this issue isstrictly related to the LLD linker, please block bug 731004.
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-07-07 06:24:09 UTC
Created attachment 648126 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-07-07 06:24:12 UTC
Created attachment 648128 [details]

other logs
Comment 3 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-01-16 13:27:51 UTC
tinderbox has reproduced this issue with version 1.5.9_pre14-r2 - Updating summary.
Comment 4 Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2024-03-12 03:59:27 UTC
long-dead upstream, doesn't build w/ modern c (configure), autoreconf fails w/ autoconf-2.72, ...
Comment 5 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2024-05-08 19:21:23 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 02752fdc603d04f173f3e3afc76436c8f8f60b88
Author:     Eli Schwartz <>
AuthorDate: 2024-05-08 02:01:28 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2024-05-08 19:19:29 +0000

    package.mask: Last rite net-irc/ninja
    Signed-off-by: Eli Schwartz <>
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 profiles/package.mask | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)