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Bug 789732 - sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3[gdal] fail to compile: error: ordered comparison of pointer with integer zero
Summary: sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3[gdal] fail to compile: error: ordered compari...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Sci-geo Project
Keywords: PATCH
Depends on:
Blocks: gcc-11
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Reported: 2021-05-12 19:47 UTC by Attila Tóth
Modified: 2021-05-25 11:54 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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

build.log + emerge --info.txt (build.log-emerge-info.txt,44.22 KB, text/plain)
2021-05-13 06:31 UTC, Ionen Wolkens

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Description Attila Tóth 2021-05-12 19:47:39 UTC
I'm using gcc-11, while liblas was about to recompile due to a dev-libs/icu-69.1 update (dev-libs/boost-1.76.0 update was also happening).
Fails with:
[24/86] /usr/bin/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-g++ -DHAVE_GDAL=1 -DHAVE_LIBGEOTIFF=1 -Dlas_EXPORTS -I/var/tmp/portage/sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3/work/libLAS-1.8.1/src/../include -I/usr/include/gdal  -O2 -march=native -pipe -fPIC -MD -MT src/CMakeFiles/las.dir/gt_citation.cpp.o -MF src/CMakeFiles/las.dir/gt_citation.cpp.o.d -o src/CMakeFiles/las.dir/gt_citation.cpp.o -c /var/tmp/portage/sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3/work/libLAS-1.8.1/src/gt_citation.cpp
FAILED: src/CMakeFiles/las.dir/gt_citation.cpp.o
/usr/bin/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-g++ -DHAVE_GDAL=1 -DHAVE_LIBGEOTIFF=1 -Dlas_EXPORTS -I/var/tmp/portage/sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3/work/libLAS-1.8.1/src/../include -I/usr/include/gdal  -O2 -march=native -pipe -fPIC -MD -MT src/CMakeFiles/las.dir/gt_citation.cpp.o -MF src/CMakeFiles/las.dir/gt_citation.cpp.o.d -o src/CMakeFiles/las.dir/gt_citation.cpp.o -c /var/tmp/portage/sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3/work/libLAS-1.8.1/src/gt_citation.cpp
/var/tmp/portage/sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3/work/libLAS-1.8.1/src/gt_citation.cpp: In function ‘char* ImagineCitationTranslation(char*, geokey_t)’:
/var/tmp/portage/sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3/work/libLAS-1.8.1/src/gt_citation.cpp:158:18: error: ordered comparison of pointer with integer zero (‘char*’ and ‘int’)
  158 |         while( p2>0 && (p2[0] == ' ' || p2[0] == '\0' || p2[0] == '\n') )
      |                ~~^~
/var/tmp/portage/sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3/work/libLAS-1.8.1/src/gt_citation.cpp:201:18: error: ordered comparison of pointer with integer zero (‘char*’ and ‘int’)
  201 |         while( p2>0 && (p2[0] == ' ' || p2[0] == '\0' || p2[0] == '\n') )
      |                ~~^~

Reproducible: Always

This failure has been reported previously upstreams: see URL.
The issue mentions two gentoo patches, however those are applied.

In my case the following commit fixes the problem:
It was originally reported to occur with clang in 2017, but it seems gcc now caught up.
Comment 1 Ionen Wolkens gentoo-dev 2021-05-13 06:31:23 UTC
Created attachment 707778 [details]
build.log + emerge --info.txt

attaching full logs for completeness
Comment 2 Dennis Schridde 2021-05-25 06:42:39 UTC
(In reply to Attila Tóth from comment #0)
> In my case the following commit fixes the problem:
> 8c4985384453a2df7254f05688b83706723bad7b
> It was originally reported to occur with clang in 2017, but it seems gcc now
> caught up.

Thank you!  This patch also fixes the build for me.

Portage 3.0.19 (python 3.8.10-final-0, default/linux/amd64/17.1/desktop/plasma/systemd, gcc-11.1.0, glibc-2.33, 5.12.6 x86_64)
                         System Settings
System uname: Linux-5.12.6-x86_64-AMD_Ryzen_5_2400G_with_Radeon_Vega_Graphics-with-glibc2.2.5
KiB Mem:    14187856 total,   1373708 free
KiB Swap:    7093244 total,   7058940 free
Timestamp of repository gentoo: Tue, 25 May 2021 06:15:01 +0000
Head commit of repository gentoo: 0d8e079c447338fe4e13fd380749194cdd1b7348
Timestamp of repository haskell: Tue, 25 May 2021 03:04:57 +0000
Head commit of repository haskell: 3b3bf0068170d615f2bc0e8f4da19a3f5d10bf3f

Head commit of repository local: f116eaaf92fa7e1fe18d9d9cf9c8d645c372a08b

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ld GNU gold (Gentoo 2.36.1 p3 2.36.1) 1.16
ccache version 4.3 [disabled]
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dev-java/java-config:     2.3.1::gentoo
dev-lang/perl:            5.34.0::gentoo
dev-lang/python:          2.7.18_p10::gentoo, 3.8.10_p1::gentoo, 3.9.5_p1::gentoo, 3.10.0_beta1::gentoo
dev-lang/rust:            1.52.1::gentoo
dev-util/ccache:          4.3::gentoo
dev-util/cmake:           3.20.2::gentoo
dev-util/pkgconfig:       0.29.2::gentoo
sys-apps/baselayout:      2.7-r2::gentoo
sys-apps/sandbox:         2.24::gentoo
sys-devel/autoconf:       2.13-r1::gentoo, 2.69-r5::gentoo
sys-devel/automake:       1.13.4-r2::gentoo, 1.16.3-r1::gentoo
sys-devel/binutils:       2.36.1-r1::gentoo
sys-devel/gcc:            11.1.0::gentoo
sys-devel/gcc-config:     2.4::gentoo
sys-devel/libtool:        2.4.6-r6::gentoo
sys-devel/make:           4.3::gentoo
sys-kernel/linux-headers: 5.12::gentoo (virtual/os-headers)
sys-libs/glibc:           2.33::gentoo

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CONFIG_PROTECT_MASK="/etc/ca-certificates.conf /etc/dconf /etc/env.d /etc/fonts/fonts.conf /etc/gconf /etc/gentoo-release /etc/php/apache2-php8.0/ext-active/ /etc/php/cgi-php8.0/ext-active/ /etc/php/cli-php8.0/ext-active/ /etc/revdep-rebuild /etc/sandbox.d /etc/terminfo /etc/texmf/language.dat.d /etc/texmf/language.def.d /etc/texmf/updmap.d /etc/texmf/web2c"
CXXFLAGS="-pipe -O2 -march=znver1"
FCFLAGS="-O2 -pipe"
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                        Package Settings

sys-devel/gcc-11.1.0::gentoo was built with the following:
USE="(cxx) fortran go graphite lto (multilib) nls nptl objc openmp pch pgo (pie) sanitize ssp zstd (-ada) -custom-cflags -d -debug -doc (-fixed-point) (-hardened) -jit (-libssp) -objc++ -objc-gc -systemtap -test -valgrind -vanilla -vtv" ABI_X86="(64)"
CFLAGS="-pipe -march=znver1 -O2"
CXXFLAGS="-pipe -march=znver1 -O2"
FEATURES="compressdebug fakeroot userfetch protect-owned unknown-features-warn assume-digests usersync network-sandbox qa-unresolved-soname-deps splitdebug unmerge-logs sandbox binpkg-dostrip preserve-libs usersandbox xattr distlocks parallel-fetch strict ipc-sandbox cgroup buildsyspkg ebuild-locks mount-sandbox merge-sync binpkg-docompress parallel-install pid-sandbox binpkg-logs unmerge-orphans sfperms binpkg-multi-instance news fixlafiles config-protect-if-modified userpriv multilib-strict"

sci-geosciences/liblas-1.8.1-r3::gentoo was built with the following:
USE="gdal" ABI_X86="(64)"
Comment 3 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-05-25 11:54:58 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 3220d7fbcf7eee75e057450836646ee69628c19d
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2021-05-25 11:50:31 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2021-05-25 11:54:46 +0000

    sci-geosciences/liblas: fix GCC 11 build
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 .../liblas/files/liblas-1.8.1-gcc11.patch          | 34 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 sci-geosciences/liblas/liblas-1.8.1-r3.ebuild      |  1 +
 2 files changed, 35 insertions(+)