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Bug 787716 - www-misc/htdig-3.2.0_beta6-r5 fails to compile
Summary: www-misc/htdig-3.2.0_beta6-r5 fails to compile
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Web Application Packages Maintainers
Depends on:
Blocks: gcc-11
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Reported: 2021-05-02 15:22 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2021-06-16 14:02 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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build.log (build.log,345.86 KB, text/plain)
2021-05-02 15:22 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2021-05-02 15:22:55 UTC

Issue: www-misc/htdig-3.2.0_beta6-r5 fails to compile.
Discovered on: amd64 (internal ref: ci)

This machine uses GCC-11:
If you think this is a GCC-11 related issue, please block bug 732706.
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2021-05-02 15:22:58 UTC
Created attachment 705360 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2021-05-02 15:22:59 UTC
Possible context of error(s):

WordDBPage.h:68:22: error: expected ‘)’ before ‘*’ token
Comment 3 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-06-16 14:02:55 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit b6b552dabd095be753641b62dd5c35efaba02925
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2021-06-16 12:53:46 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2021-06-16 13:57:25 +0000

    www-misc/htdig: workaround build failure with GCC 11
    "Unambiguous reference to byte" generally means we need a large patch
    and upstream seems quiet here too, so let's just set C++ 14.
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 www-misc/htdig/htdig-3.2.0_beta6-r5.ebuild | 6 +++++-
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)