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Id: 53308
Status: new
Priority: 0/
Queue: Bio-SCF

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: GANGLION [...]

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Severity: Normal
Broken in: 1.01
Fixed in: (no value)

Subject: Forwarded from Debian: FTBFS on several archs: Neither BIG nor LITTLE endian defined.
Greetings from the Debian Perl Group!

A bug in your distribution has been reported via the Debian Bug Tracking System.

A cursory review suggests the issue may lie with the distribution (as opposed to
the Debian packaging system)I am forwarding the report to you, to review and, hopefully resolve.
Please contact the original submitter for any additional information you may need.

Below is a link to the report and a copy of its text. Please let me know the results of your

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Joel Roth (for the Debian Perl Group)

---------------- bug report follows -----------
From: dann frazier <>
Subject: FTBFS on several archs: Neither BIG nor LITTLE endian defined.
Date: Mon, 7 Dec 2009 18:07:34 -0700
Package: libbio-scf-perl
Version: 1.01-1
Severity: important

From a recent hppa build log:
dpkg-source: extracting libbio-scf-perl in libbio-scf-perl-1.01
dpkg-source: info: unpacking libbio-scf-perl_1.01.orig.tar.gz
dpkg-source: info: applying libbio-scf-perl_1.01-1.diff.gz
dpkg-buildpackage: set CFLAGS to default value: -g -O2
dpkg-buildpackage: set CPPFLAGS to default value: 
dpkg-buildpackage: set LDFLAGS to default value: 
dpkg-buildpackage: set FFLAGS to default value: -g -O2
dpkg-buildpackage: set CXXFLAGS to default value: -g -O2
dpkg-buildpackage: source package libbio-scf-perl
dpkg-buildpackage: source version 1.01-1
dpkg-buildpackage: host architecture hppa
 /usr/bin/fakeroot debian/rules clean
dh --with quilt clean
No patch removed
 debian/rules build
dh --with quilt build
Applying patch libread_renamed_libstaden-read.patch
patching file Makefile.PL

Now at patch libread_renamed_libstaden-read.patch
Checking if your kit is complete...
Looks good
'CREATE_PACKLIST' is not a known MakeMaker parameter name.
Writing Makefile for Bio::SCF
make[1]: Entering directory `/build/buildd/libbio-scf-perl-1.01'
cp blib/lib/Bio/
cp SCF/ blib/lib/Bio/SCF/
/usr/bin/perl /usr/share/perl/5.10/ExtUtils/xsubpp  -typemap /usr/share/perl/5.10/ExtUtils/typemap  SCF.xs > SCF.xsc && mv SCF.xsc SCF.c
Please specify prototyping behavior for SCF.xs (see perlxs manual)
cc -c   -D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBIAN -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -O2 -g   -DVERSION=\"1.01\" -DXS_VERSION=\"1.01\" -fPIC "-I/usr/lib/perl/5.10/CORE"  -DLITTLE_ENDIAN SCF.c
In file included from /usr/include/io_lib/scf.h:32,
                 from SCF.xs:12:
/usr/include/io_lib/os.h:269:6: error: #error Neither BIG nor LITTLE endian defined. Fix os.h and/or Makefile
make[1]: *** [SCF.o] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/build/buildd/libbio-scf-perl-1.01'
dh_auto_build: make -j1 returned exit code 2
make: *** [build] Error 2
dpkg-buildpackage: error: debian/rules build gave error exit status 2
------------ end bug ----------

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