[Tellico-users] Re: Issues with compilation of tellico with new gcc?

Alex Lancaster alexl at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Feb 18 18:37:21 UTC 2011

> On Thursday 17 February 2011, Alex Lancaster wrote:
> > /builddir/build/BUILD/tellico-2.3.2/src/3rdparty/pilotdb/libpalm/Block.h
> > :32:14: error: 'ptrdiff_t' does not name a type
> >
> > Is this a known problem with the newer GCC?
> It appears to be an issue for multiple applications and libraries,
> that GCC
> 4.6 removed some include statements that were previouusly in library
> headers.
> I believe I'll just need to add
> #include <cstddef>
> to every file that uses ptrdiff_t
> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2011-February/148523.html
> Can you give that a shot and let me know if it builds then? I doubt
> I'll have gcc 4.6 available to me for a bit.

Sure, if you can send me a patch against the 2.3.2 sources, I'll give it
a whirl on the Fedora build system.


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