Debian Bug report logs - #195371
mawk: FTBFS with gcc-3.3: configure can't find function log

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Package: mawk; Maintainer for mawk is Steve Langasek <>; Source for mawk is src:mawk.

Reported by: Daniel Schepler <>

Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 07:33:19 UTC

Severity: serious

Found in version 1.3.3-10

Fixed in version mawk/1.3.3-11

Done: James Troup <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Daniel Schepler <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: mawk: FTBFS with gcc-3.3: configure can't find function log
Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 00:28:36 -0700
Package: mawk
Version: 1.3.3-10
Severity: serious

From my build log:

checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for -lm... no
checking for log... no
configure: error: Cannot find a math library. You need to set MATHLIB in config.user
make: *** [build] Error 1

The config.log file has:

This file contains any messages produced by compilers while
running configure, to aid debugging if configure makes a mistake.

configure: In function `t':
configure:532: error: too few arguments to function `log'
configure:563: warning: conflicting types for built-in function `log'
/tmp/ccoDP0RB.o(.text+0x17): In function `t':
: undefined reference to `log'
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux frobnitz 2.4.21-pre5 #1 Sat Mar 1 09:01:10 PST 2003 i686

Daniel Schepler              "Please don't disillusion me.  I    haven't had breakfast yet."
                                 -- Orson Scott Card

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Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: James Troup <>
Subject: Bug#195371: fixed in mawk 1.3.3-11
Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 11:02:39 -0400
We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
mawk, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/m/mawk/mawk_1.3.3-11.diff.gz
  to pool/main/m/mawk/mawk_1.3.3-11.dsc
  to pool/main/m/mawk/mawk_1.3.3-11_i386.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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Format: 1.7
Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 15:24:50 +0100
Source: mawk
Binary: mawk
Architecture: source i386
Version: 1.3.3-11
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: James Troup <>
Changed-By: James Troup <>
 mawk       - a pattern scanning and text processing language
Closes: 105816 195371
 mawk (1.3.3-11) unstable; urgency=low
   * 08_fix-for-gcc3.3.dpatch: grossly hack configure to work around
     gcc-3.3 providing a builtin log() function which broke the configure
     tests.  Thanks to Daniel Schepler <> for the
     report.  Closes: #195371
   * debian/control: add build-depends on gcc (>= 3:3.3-1) for hppa.
   * debian/rules: remove de-optimization hack for hppa.  Thanks to LaMont
     Jones <> and Matthias Klose
     <>.  Closes: #105816
   * debian/control (Standards-Version): bump to
 bfcfe297ec0e232decf1c9636a6d8af3 578 base required mawk_1.3.3-11.dsc
 1e04bba7d3e7275f1662649132f870b7 16947 base required mawk_1.3.3-11.diff.gz
 270f008c05e667e31e7fde2ed9fee85f 78630 base required mawk_1.3.3-11_i386.deb

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