Why gdb fail to make

Eli Zaretskii eliz@gnu.org
Wed May 15 11:24:00 GMT 2013


> Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 15:10:56 +0400
> From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker@adacore.com>
> Cc: gdb@sourceware.org
> 
> > In file included from ../../gdb-7.6.50-2/gdb/defs.h:803,
> >                  from ../../gdb-7.6.50-2/gdb/gdb.c:19:
> > ../../gdb-7.6.50-2/gdb/utils.h:283: warning: parameter has incomplete type
> > Makefile:979: recipe for target `gdb.o' failed
> 
> I think that's from the following declaration in utils.h:
> 
>         enum errors;

Right.

> This was reported recently, and we discovered that this type of
> declaration was a GCC extension not supported by older versions
> of GCC.
> 
> I thought we had this fixed, already, but it looks like not.

Sorry.

> You can probably work-around the problem by adding
> 
>         #include "exceptions.h"
> 
> around the start of utils.h.

My understanding was that this is the solution, not a work-around.



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