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Re: glibc-2.8 and libiberty
- From: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at systemhalted dot org>
- To: "Peter Hjalmarsson" <xake at rymdraket dot net>
- Cc: libc-help at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 07:55:33 -0400
- Subject: Re: glibc-2.8 and libiberty
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On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 4:48 AM, Peter Hjalmarsson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have been playing around with glibc, FORTIFY_SOURCE and gcc.
> After I installed glibc-2.8 I started to get problems with building gcc, gdb and binutils.
> The thing they have in common (and the place of breakage) is libiberty.
This is a bug in libiberty. When FORTIFY_SOURCE is specified, glibc
turns asprintf into a macro, and libiberty doesn't expect this.
Look at gcc/MAINTAINERS for the current maintainers of libiberty in
gcc, and email them for suggestions on how best to proceed.
Gentoo is using this patch to fix the issue: