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Re: Bootstrap issues in libsanitizer

On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Jonathan Wakely <> wrote:
> On 5 November 2013 15:38, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
>> On 5 November 2013 15:32, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
>>> On 5 November 2013 15:27, Iyer, Balaji V wrote:
>>>> In file included from /usr/include/sys/vt.h:1:0,
>>>>                  from ../../../../trunk-gcc/libsanitizer/sanitizer_common/
>>>> /usr/include/linux/vt.h:74:15: error: expected unqualified-id before ânewâ
>>>>   unsigned int new;  /* New console (if changing) */
>>>>                ^
>>> 'new' is a keyword in C++, so your linux/vt.h header is not usable in C++ files.
>>> This is not a problem in libsanitizer.  Have you recently updated a
>>> kernel-headers package on your machine?
>> With kernel 3.11.6 I see that field is called newev, so it looks as
>> though newer kernels fix the problem.
> implies the "new" field never made it into an actual release, so it
> might be a problem for SuSE kernels only.

Are you including linux/vt.h yourself?  If you get it via a glibc header
then it's a SUSE issue, yes.  Can you specify the SUSE version
you are looking at?  Even for 12.1 I see 'newev' here though SLE11
seems to have 'new'.


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