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Bug 830945 - dev-libs/sink-0.8.0-r3 fails to compile: backtrace.cpp:34:10: fatal error: execinfo.h: No such file or directory
Summary: dev-libs/sink-0.8.0-r3 fails to compile: backtrace.cpp:34:10: fatal error: ex...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo musl team
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on:
Blocks: musl-porting 856418
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Reported: 2022-01-10 19:10 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2022-08-17 16:18 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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build.log (build.log,449.79 KB, text/plain)
2022-01-10 19:10 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-01-10 19:10:29 UTC

Issue: dev-libs/sink-0.8.0-r3 fails to compile.
Discovered on: amd64 (internal ref: tinderbox_musl)

This machine uses MUSL libc
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-01-10 19:10:31 UTC
Created attachment 761823 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-01-10 19:10:32 UTC
Error(s) that match a know pattern in addition to what has been reported in the summary:

/var/tmp/portage/dev-libs/sink-0.8.0-r3/work/sink-0.8.0/synchronizer/backtrace.cpp:34:10: fatal error: execinfo.h: No such file or directory
fatal: not a git repository (or any parent up to mount point /var/tmp)
/var/tmp/portage/dev-libs/sink-0.8.0-r3/work/sink-0.8.0/synchronizer/backtrace.cpp:34:10: fatal error: execinfo.h: No such file or directory
Comment 3 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2022-01-11 10:52:30 UTC
Should be obvious this is caused by musl.
Comment 4 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-08-17 16:18:00 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit b2812d756f23179a480f982ef877f3ff5b7e4116
Author:     brahmajit das <>
AuthorDate: 2022-07-29 18:53:09 +0000
Commit:     Joonas Niilola <>
CommitDate: 2022-08-17 16:17:56 +0000

    dev-libs/sink: Musl fix build error, missing execinfo.h
    On musl execinfo.h is not present, it results in build error for missing
    header file. Hence we are going check first for execinfo.h then include
    and use it for backtrace.
    Signed-off-by: brahmajit das <>
    Signed-off-by: Joonas Niilola <>

 dev-libs/sink/files/sink-0.8.0-musl-execinfo.patch | 48 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 dev-libs/sink/sink-0.8.0-r3.ebuild                 |  6 ++-
 2 files changed, 53 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)