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

Regis Boudin regis at boudin.name
Fri Feb 18 18:46:36 UTC 2011

Hi Robby, Alex,

On Fri, 2011-02-18 at 06:56 -0800, Robby Stephenson wrote:
> 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.

gcc 4.6 is available in Debian, so I'll probably have a go at sorting
the issues that come with it.


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