[Buildroot] [PATCH v2 0/3] packages/exim: fix build failures

Luca Ceresoli luca at lucaceresoli.net
Mon Feb 10 21:48:37 UTC 2020

[changes since v1: added upstream status to patches]

exim is failing on the autobuilders since the version bump to 4.93 (commit
6038c3232acfdb: "package/exim: bump version to").

Commit 2c692e81a844b30b ("package/exim: fix host build") fixed one failure
when building the host tools, but we still have a similar ("'for' loop
initial declarations are only allowed in C99 mode") one when cross-building
target files. In patch 1 I applied a similar fix (add -std=c99) for taget

Now new failures started appearing later in the build process. Patch 2 adds
two patches to fix them. They have been sent to mainline exim:

With that fixes, another failure appeared. It is yet another
for-loop-initial-declaration error, but happens later in the install
step. This is fixed in patch 3 adding another -std=c99.

Now exim builds again... at least with the Sourcery CodeBench ARM 2014.05


Luca Ceresoli (3):
  package/exim: fix target build on some toolchains
  package/exim: fix various build failures
  package/exim: fix build error during install step

 ..._lock-fix-lstat-related-build-errors.patch | 51 +++++++++++++++++++
 .../exim/0006-sieve-fix-build-errors.patch    | 42 +++++++++++++++
 package/exim/exim.mk                          |  7 ++-
 3 files changed, 98 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 package/exim/0005-exim_lock-fix-lstat-related-build-errors.patch
 create mode 100644 package/exim/0006-sieve-fix-build-errors.patch


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