bootstrap/7210: bootstrap fails on darwin

lakeland@acm.org lakeland@acm.org
Thu Jul 4 17:39:00 GMT 2002


>Number:         7210
>Category:       bootstrap
>Synopsis:       bootstrap fails on darwin
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    unassigned
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Jul 04 13:36:00 PDT 2002
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Corrin Lakeland
>Release:        Head
>Organization:
>Environment:
ppc-apple-darwin5.4 (+ most gnu tools)
>Description:
bootstrap fails on darwin due to errors in darwin's built
in CC.  

cppinit.c:150: parse error before `,'
cppinit.c:150: parse error before `,'
cppinit.c:150: parse error before `,'

The problem isn't with the tricky #define, but with the 
preallocation of static arrays.  It seems darwin's CC 
(modified GCC 2.95.2) cannot parse declare & initialise.
>How-To-Repeat:
./configure, make
>Fix:
Allocate the static arrays differently, or wait until gcc3 is standard on darwin and ignore the problem.

Fixing the first file is fairly easy but it gets tedious 
after that.  Using make -k I managed to get it down to 
three files that needed fixing although fixing them might 
have brought up more problems.
>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
>Unformatted:



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