Debian Bug report logs - #594181
alex: Generates code with warnings on big endian CPUs

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Package: alex; Maintainer for alex is Debian Haskell Group <>; Source for alex is src:alex.

Reported by: Erik de Castro Lopo <>

Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:42:22 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: upstream

Found in version alex/2.3.3-1

Fixed in version alex/2.3.3-2

Done: Erik de Castro Lopo <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Debian Haskell Group <>:
Bug#594181; Package alex. (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:42:25 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Erik de Castro Lopo <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: alex: Generates code with warnings on big endian CPUs
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 21:39:04 +1000
Package: alex
Version: 2.3.3-1
Severity: normal
Tags: upstream

Alex generated code compiles with warnings on big endian CPUs and we're
using it on code which we want to compile with -Werror.

I've logged a bug with upstream and submitted a patch:

When upstream releases a new version, we can package it and close
this bug.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-powerpc64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968) (ignored: LC_ALL set to POSIX)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages alex depends on:
ii  libc6                     2.11.2-2       Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libffi5                   3.0.9-2        Foreign Function Interface library
ii  libgmp3c2                 2:4.3.2+dfsg-1 Multiprecision arithmetic library

alex recommends no packages.

alex suggests no packages.

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

From: Erik de Castro Lopo <>
Subject: Bug#594181: fixed in alex 2.3.3-2
Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2010 15:17:07 +0000
Source: alex
Source-Version: 2.3.3-2

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
alex, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/a/alex/alex_2.3.3-2.debian.tar.gz
  to main/a/alex/alex_2.3.3-2.dsc
  to main/a/alex/alex_2.3.3-2_amd64.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.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Erik de Castro Lopo <> (supplier of updated alex package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 21:16:14 +1100
Source: alex
Binary: alex
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 2.3.3-2
Distribution: experimental
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Haskell Group <>
Changed-By: Erik de Castro Lopo <>
 alex       - lexical analyser generator for Haskell
Closes: 594181
 alex (2.3.3-2) experimental; urgency=low
   * Fix warnings in alex generated code on big endian systems (Closes: #594181).
   * debian/control: Bump Standards-Version: to 3.9.1, no changes needed.
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