[Buildroot] Analysis of build failures

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Aug 13 09:06:04 UTC 2014

Dear Luca Ceresoli,

On Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:05:23 +0200, Luca Ceresoli wrote:

> > I cannot reproduce these errors - I've used the config in the first
> > build that failed in this way. From what I can see it's failing to pick
> > up libpng, which is listed as a dependency both directly and indirectly
> > through libgd. I can try and screw around with the configure script, but
> > I would need to be able to reproduce it first.
> I haven't looked into this, but maybe the configure scripts look
> for the system libpng (in /usr) instead of the libpng in the
> Buildroot output dir?
> To check that you may try to uninstall libpng from your host and
> see if the error gets reproduced.
> Or look at the config.log files if Peter can provide them. Peter,
> do you still have access to them?

I've reproduced the issue on gcc10, I'll send a patch shortly.


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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