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Id: 38539
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Queue: Encode-Detect

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Broken in: 1.01
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Subject: Build fails with constness error
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I downloaded and unpacked Encode-Detect-1.01 and said: % perl Makefile.PL PREFIX=$HOME % make It fails with compiler errors, the first of which is: Copying Detector.xs -> lib/Encode/Detect/Detector.xs lib/Encode/Detect/Detector.xs -> lib/Encode/Detect/Detector.c Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at /home/ed/share/perl/5.8.8/ExtUtils/ParseXS.pm line 558, <GEN36> line 71. cc -Isrc -I/usr/lib/perl/5.8/CORE -DXS_VERSION="1.01" -DVERSION="1.01" -fPIC -x c++ -Iinclude -c -D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DTHREADS_HAVE_PIDS -DDEBIAN -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/inc\ lude -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -O2 -o lib/Encode/Detect/Detector.o lib/Encode/Detect/Detector.c lib/Encode/Detect/Detector.c: In function 'void boot_Encode__Detect__Detector(PerlInterpreter*, CV*)': lib/Encode/Detect/Detector.c:330: error: invalid conversion from 'const char' to 'char*' lib/Encode/Detect/Detector.c:330: error: initializing argument 4 of 'CV* Perl_newXS(PerlInterpreter*, char*, void (*)(PerlInterpreter*, CV*), char*)' I worked around it by editing the generated Detector.c to change const char* file = __FILE__; to just char* file = __FILE__; The bug might be in my XS setup somehow, I don't know. % perl -V Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 8 subversion 8) configuration: Platform: osname=linux, osvers=2.6.24.4, archname=i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi uname='linux ninsei 2.6.24.4 #1 smp preempt fri apr 18 15:36:09 pdt 2008 i686 gnulinux ' config_args='-Dusethreads -Duselargefiles -Dccflags=-DDEBIAN -Dcccdlflags=-fPIC -Darchname=i486-linux-gnu -Dprefix=/usr -Dprivlib=/usr/share/perl/5.8 -Darchlib=/usr/lib/perl/5.8 -Dvendorprefix=/usr -Dvendorlib=/usr/share/perl5 -Dvendorarch=/usr/lib/perl5 -Dsiteprefix=/usr/local -Dsitelib=/usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8 -Dsitearch=/usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8 -Dman1dir=/usr/share/man/man1 -Dman3dir=/usr/share/man/man3 -Dsiteman1dir=/usr/local/man/man1 -Dsiteman3dir=/usr/local/man/man3 -Dman1ext=1 -Dman3ext=3perl -Dpager=/usr/bin/sensible-pager -Uafs -Ud_csh -Uusesfio -Uusenm -Duseshrplib -Dlibperl=libperl.so.5.8.8 -Dd_dosuid -des' hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define usethreads=define use5005threads=undef useithreads=define usemultiplicity=define useperlio=define d_sfio=undef uselargefiles=define usesocks=undef use64bitint=undef use64bitall=undef uselongdouble=undef usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef Compiler: cc='cc', ccflags ='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DTHREADS_HAVE_PIDS -DDEBIAN -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64', optimize='-O2', cppflags='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DTHREADS_HAVE_PIDS -DDEBIAN -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include' ccversion='', gccversion='4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.1-21)', gccosandvers='' intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8, byteorder=1234 d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=12 ivtype='long', ivsize=4, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8 alignbytes=4, prototype=define Linker and Libraries: ld='cc', ldflags =' -L/usr/local/lib' libpth=/usr/local/lib /lib /usr/lib libs=-lgdbm -lgdbm_compat -ldb -ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt perllibs=-ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt libc=/lib/libc-2.3.6.so, so=so, useshrplib=true, libperl=libperl.so.5.8.8 gnulibc_version='2.3.6' Dynamic Linking: dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags='-Wl,-E' cccdlflags='-fPIC', lddlflags='-shared -L/usr/local/lib' Characteristics of this binary (from libperl): Compile-time options: MULTIPLICITY PERL_IMPLICIT_CONTEXT PERL_MALLOC_WRAP THREADS_HAVE_PIDS USE_ITHREADS USE_LARGE_FILES USE_PERLIO USE_REENTRANT_API Built under linux Compiled at Apr 25 2008 20:23:05 %ENV: PERL5LIB="/home/ed/lib/perl/5.8.8:/home/ed/lib/perl/share/perl/5.8.8:/home/ed/share/perl/5.8.8" @INC: /home/ed/lib/perl/5.8.8 /home/ed/lib/perl/share/perl/5.8.8 /home/ed/share/perl/5.8.8 /etc/perl /usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8 /usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl/5.8 /usr/share/perl/5.8 /usr/local/lib/site_perl .


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