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Bug 923986 - dev-util/hip-5.7.1-r1 fails to compile: ld.lld: error: version script assignment of hip_4.2 to symbol hipExtModuleLaunchKernel failed: symbol not defined
Summary: dev-util/hip-5.7.1-r1 fails to compile: ld.lld: error: version script assignm...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Science Related Packages
Depends on:
Reported: 2024-02-07 08:13 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2024-03-08 19:32 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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

build.log (build.log,532.81 KB, text/plain)
2024-02-07 08:13 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2024-02-07 08:13:05 UTC

Issue: dev-util/hip-5.7.1-r1 fails to compile.
Discovered on: amd64 (internal ref: clang-lld_tinderbox)
System: CLANG-LLD (

Info about the issue:
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2024-02-07 08:13:07 UTC
Created attachment 884448 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2024-02-07 08:13:08 UTC
Error(s) that match a know pattern in addition to what has been reported in the summary:

FAILED: hipamd/lib/ 
fatal: not a git repository (or any parent up to mount point /var/tmp)
ld.lld: error: version script assignment of 'hip_4.2' to symbol 'hipExtModuleLaunchKernel' failed: symbol not defined
Comment 3 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2024-03-08 19:22:50 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 2d572c991d49cdd8588264cdcf8ef1fd5e40adad
Author:     Sv. Lockal <>
AuthorDate: 2024-02-18 11:57:10 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2024-03-08 19:22:06 +0000

    dev-util/hip: workaround for ld.lld hipExtModuleLaunchKernel symbol not defined error
    Signed-off-by: Sv. Lockal <>
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 dev-util/hip/hip-5.7.1-r2.ebuild | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
Comment 4 Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2024-03-08 19:32:11 UTC
Please use 'Closes:' in future where appropriate.