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Bug 858374 - dev-util/glslang-1.3.224-r1 fails to compile (lto): GlslangToSpv.cpp:1341:33: error: dereferencing type-punned pointer will break strict-aliasing rules [-Werror=strict-aliasing]
Summary: dev-util/glslang-1.3.224-r1 fails to compile (lto): GlslangToSpv.cpp:1341:33:...
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Nick Sarnie
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Blocks: lto 858749
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Reported: 2022-07-16 15:39 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2024-01-19 03:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---


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build.log (build.log,104.25 KB, text/plain)
2022-07-16 15:39 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-07-16 15:39:28 UTC
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2020/07/04/gentoo-tinderbox/

Issue: dev-util/glslang-1.3.216 fails to compile (lto).
Discovered on: amd64 (internal ref: lto_tinderbox)

NOTE:
This machine uses lto with CFLAGS=-flto -Werror=odr -Werror=lto-type-mismatch -Werror=strict-aliasing
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-07-16 15:39:31 UTC
Created attachment 791735 [details]
build.log

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-07-16 15:39:33 UTC
Error(s) that match a know pattern in addition to what has been reported in the summary:


FAILED: SPIRV/CMakeFiles/SPIRV.dir/GlslangToSpv.cpp.o 
/var/tmp/portage/dev-util/glslang-1.3.216/work/glslang-sdk-1.3.216.0/SPIRV/GlslangToSpv.cpp:1341:33: error: dereferencing type-punned pointer will break strict-aliasing rules [-Werror=strict-aliasing]
Comment 3 Nick Sarnie gentoo-dev 2022-07-16 19:45:49 UTC
Would you be willing to report this upstream? I can't imagine it's a packaging bug.
Comment 4 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-07-26 09:01:28 UTC
Here is a bit of explanation:

-Werror=lto-type-mismatch:
User to find possible runtime issues in packages. It likely means the package is unsafe to build & use with LTO.
For projects using the same identifier but with different types across different files, they must be fixed to be consistent across the codebase.

-Werror=odr:
Used to find possible runtime issues in packages. These bugs are a problem anyway but may be even worse when combined with LTO. C++ code must comply with the One Definition Rule (ODR) - see https://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/language/definition#One_Definition_Rule.

-Werror=strict-aliasing:
Used to find possible runtime issues in packages. These bugs are a problem anyway but may be even worse when combined with LTO.

Workarounds:
- If upstream is friendly and still active, file a bug upstream. For emulators, codecs, games, or multimedia packages, it may be worth just applying a workaround instead, as upstreams sometimes aren't receptive to these bugs (VALID FOR ALL).
- Use the new 'filter-lto' from flag-o-matic.eclass as it's likely to be unsafe with LTO (VALID FOR lto-type-mismatch - odr).
- Fix it yourself if interested, of course (VALID FOR ALL).
- Append-flags -fno-strict-aliasing (VALID FOR strict-aliasing).
- Use memcpy() but a union is sometimes suitable too (VALID FOR strict-aliasing).
- -fstrict-aliasing is implied by -O2, so this must be addressed in some form (VALID FOR strict-aliasing).

See also: https://marc.info/?l=gentoo-dev&m=165639574126280&w=2
Comment 5 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2022-09-26 08:32:18 UTC
lto_tinderbox has reproduced this issue with version 1.3.224-r1 - Updating summary.
Comment 6 Jocelyn Mayer 2022-12-22 12:42:04 UTC
For information, after a few tests, glslang-1.3.231-r2 seems to build fine without any patch / CFLAGS modification.
Comment 7 Nick Sarnie gentoo-dev 2024-01-19 03:10:59 UTC
Is this still reproducible?