Errors building mozilla thunderbird 38.7.0 with gcc 6

Jonathan Wakely
Thu May 5 09:08:00 GMT 2016

On 5 May 2016 at 10:03, Daniel Letai wrote:
> I could be wrong but it appears there are 2 distinct errors - in gcc6 itself
> (specifically in header files) and in thunderbird (although this version
> does compile with gcc 4.8.2)
> Background - rebuilding the thunderbird 38.7.0 rpm (from redhat) using gcc6
> and binutild 2.26 in RHEL 6.7
> I'm wandering if this is a result of moving to std-14 as default and thus
> not a bug, or if there is some issue with stdlib.h/cstdlib ?

The heaer problem is a bug in the mozilla code, see and

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