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Re: filing bug reports for GCC 8 build failures





On 03/05/2018 09:51, Matthias Klose wrote:
> On 03.05.2018 09:03, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
>> On 03/05/2018 08:43, Matthias Klose wrote:
>>
>>> On 03.05.2018 07:29, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> FTBFS bugs haveveen filed for packages that fail under gcc8.
>>> I didn't file any, and I didn't see any being filed. Which ones do you mean?
>> They were filed by Lucas Nussbaum,  e.g. #897518, #897507,
>> these use grib_api.mod from libeccodes-dev.
>> These fail because they need eccodes-dev to be built with gfortran8.
>>
>> Others will use netcdf.mod , etc.
> I can't see any gfortran-8 involvement for these issues.

My error, sorry (but we still need to plan the gfortran-8 transition).

What happened here is that I moved the .mod file in libeccodes-dev to
/usr/include/$ARCH, to make the package multi-arch capable. While gcc
looks there for header files, gfortran does _not_, which is inconsistent
and a challenge.

Is this deliberate, or will a patch to multiarch-enable gfortran be
accepted ?

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