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Bug 843236 - app-editors/xemacs-21.5.34-r9 fails to compile: Symbols function definition is void: list-load-path-shadowsmake
Summary: app-editors/xemacs-21.5.34-r9 fails to compile: Symbols function definition i...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: XEmacs team
Depends on:
Reported: 2022-05-08 06:02 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2022-06-17 15:05 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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build.log (build.log,365.71 KB, text/plain)
2022-05-08 06:02 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-05-08 06:02:49 UTC

Issue: app-editors/xemacs-21.5.34-r9 fails to compile.
Discovered on: amd64 (internal ref: ci)
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-05-08 06:02:51 UTC
Created attachment 777350 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Mats Lidell gentoo-dev 2022-05-25 21:53:45 UTC
Odd that 'list-load-path-shadows' would be unknown. I notice though that this is a massive parallel build so could be that the build trips on that!? I have reached out to upstream to see if might be a known issue.
Comment 3 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-06-16 21:16:40 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit b89aa72248232d5b4245610784d17147122d9341
Author:     Mats Lidell <>
AuthorDate: 2022-06-16 21:09:29 +0000
Commit:     Mats Lidell <>
CommitDate: 2022-06-16 21:16:30 +0000

    app-editors/xemacs: patch for make problem in xemacs-21.5.34
    Upstream found a problem that could explain the issues seen with
    builds on tinderboxes with highly parallel builds.
    Signed-off-by: Mats Lidell <>

 .../xemacs-21.5.34-autoloads-parallell-make.patch  | 184 +++++++++++++++++++++
 app-editors/xemacs/xemacs-21.5.34-r9.ebuild        |   1 +
 2 files changed, 185 insertions(+)
Comment 4 Mats Lidell gentoo-dev 2022-06-17 15:05:41 UTC
Initial build was successful so looks promising.