Re: [Gc] Gentoo QA Notice: mark_rts.c:365: warning: function returns address of local variable

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at mail.ru
Fri Aug 12 01:32:24 PDT 2011


Hi Dan,

If you refer to that warning, this was fixed 2 years ago.
Please use gc v72alpha6.

Regards.

12 08 2011, 09:46 Dan Wallis <mrdanwallis at gmail.com>:
> While installing dev-libs/boehm-gc-7.1-r1 on my Gentoo Linux system, I
> received the following notice:
> 
> * QA Notice: Package has poor programming practices which may compile
> *            fine but exhibit random runtime failures.
> * mark_rts.c:365: warning: function returns address of local variable
> 
> * Please do not file a Gentoo bug and instead report the above QA
> * issues directly to the upstream developers of this software.
> * Homepage: http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Hans_Boehm/gc/
> * ERROR: dev-libs/boehm-gc-7.1-r1 failed:
> *   install aborted due to poor programming practices shown above
> 
> 
> I had a look through the archive for this list and didn't see this
> being raised before. I'm attaching a full build log, and some system
> information, which may help track down the problem.
> 
> 
> Cheers
> Dan



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