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Ticket UUID: cb7ed6affe0b2ee93f528838d23b0245b9a30f4f
Title: MinGW tclvfs error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type
Status: Closed Type: Build Problem
Severity: Minor Priority: Immediate
Subsystem: Tcl Resolution: Fixed
Last Modified: 2012-05-06 23:52:34
Version Found In: trunk
Description:
Using MSYS, I cloned kitcreator trunk, ran build/pre.sh, and ran "kitcreator fossil_trunk". I received the following output.
$ ./kitcreator fossil_trunk
Building tcl ... done.
Building tclvfs ... failed.
Building zlib ... done.
Building tk ... failed.
Building itcl ... done.
Building mk4tcl ... done.
Building kitsh ... failed.
Failed to build: tclvfs tk kitsh
WARNING: Build is likely incomplete or failed.

The contents of tclvfs/build.log follow:

--2012-04-18 21:28:47--  http://sourceforge.net/projects/tclvfs/files/tclvfs/tclvfs-20080503/tclvfs-20080503.tar.gz/download
Resolving sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.60
Connecting to sourceforge.net|216.34.181.60|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/tclvfs/tclvfs/tclvfs-20080503/tclvfs-20080503.tar.gz?r=&ts=1334809736&use_mirror=softlayer [following]
--2012-04-18 21:28:48--  http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/tclvfs/tclvfs/tclvfs-20080503/tclvfs-20080503.tar.gz?r=&ts=1334809736&use_mirror=softlayer
Resolving downloads.sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.59
Connecting to downloads.sourceforge.net|216.34.181.59|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://softlayer.dl.sourceforge.net/project/tclvfs/tclvfs/tclvfs-20080503/tclvfs-20080503.tar.gz [following]
--2012-04-18 21:28:48--  http://softlayer.dl.sourceforge.net/project/tclvfs/tclvfs/tclvfs-20080503/tclvfs-20080503.tar.gz
Resolving softlayer.dl.sourceforge.net... 74.86.229.28
Connecting to softlayer.dl.sourceforge.net|74.86.229.28|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 258723 (253K) [application/x-gzip]
Saving to: “src/tclvfs-20080503.tar.gz.tmp”
0K .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 19% 242K 1s 50K .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 39% 815K 0s 100K .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 59% 690K 0s 150K .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 79% 948K 0s 200K .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... 98% 2.78M 0s 250K .. 100% 2.74M=0.4s

2012-04-18 21:28:49 (614 KB/s) - “src/tclvfs-20080503.tar.gz.tmp” saved [258723/258723]

Applying: /home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tclvfs/patches/all/tclvfs-20080503-includestat.diff patching file generic/vfs.c Applying: /home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tclvfs/patches/all/tclvfs-20080503-zipvfs.diff patching file library/zipvfs.tcl Applying: /home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tclvfs/patches/8.6/tclvfs-20080503-compilewithcvs.diff patching file generic/vfs.c Hunk #1 succeeded at 1659 (offset 3 lines). Applying: /home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tclvfs/patches/8.6/tclvfs-20080503-supportnativezlib.diff patching file library/vfslib.tcl Running: ./configure --disable-shared --prefix="/home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tclvfs/inst" --exec-prefix="/home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tclvfs/inst" --with-tcl="/home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tcl/build/tclfossil_trunk/win" checking for correct TEA configuration... ok (TEA 3.5) checking for cygpath... echo checking for Tcl configuration... found /home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tcl/build/tclfossil_trunk/win/tclConfig.sh checking for existence of /home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tcl/build/tclfossil_trunk/win/tclConfig.sh... loading checking for gcc... gcc checking for C compiler default output file name... a.exe checking whether the C compiler works... yes checking whether we are cross compiling... no checking for suffix of executables... .exe checking for suffix of object files... o checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E checking for a BSD-compatible install... /bin/install -c checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes checking for ranlib... ranlib checking for egrep... grep -E checking for ANSI C header files... yes checking for sys/types.h... yes checking for sys/stat.h... yes checking for stdlib.h... yes checking for string.h... yes checking for memory.h... yes checking for strings.h... yes checking for inttypes.h... yes checking for stdint.h... yes checking for unistd.h... yes checking if the compiler understands -pipe... yes checking whether byte ordering is bigendian... no checking for Tcl private include files... Using srcdir found in tclConfig.sh: /home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tcl/build/tclfossil_trunk checking for building with threads... yes (default) checking how to build libraries... static checking if 64bit support is requested... no checking if 64bit Sparc VIS support is requested... no checking if Windows/CE build is requested... no checking system version... windows checking for dlopen in -ldl... no checking for ar... ar checking for required early compiler flags... none checking for 64-bit integer type... long long checking for struct dirent64... no checking for struct stat64... no checking for open64... no checking for lseek64... yes checking for off64_t... no checking for build with symbols... no checking for tclsh... /home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tcl/build/tclfossil_trunk/win/tclsh86.exe configure: creating ./config.status config.status: creating Makefile config.status: creating pkgIndex.tcl Running: make gcc -pipe -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"vfs\" -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"vfs\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"1.3\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"vfs\ 1.3\" -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"\" -DSTDC_HEADERS=1 -DHAVE_SYS_TYPES_H=1 -DHAVE_SYS_STAT_H=1 -DHAVE_STDLIB_H=1 -DHAVE_STRING_H=1 -DHAVE_MEMORY_H=1 -DHAVE_STRINGS_H=1 -DHAVE_INTTYPES_H=1 -DHAVE_STDINT_H=1 -DHAVE_UNISTD_H=1 -DBUILD_vfs=1 -DTCL_THREADS=1 -DSTATIC_BUILD=1 -DTCL_WIDE_INT_TYPE=long\ long -DHAVE_LSEEK64=1 -I"/home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tcl/build/tclfossil_trunk/generic" -I"/home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tcl/build/tclfossil_trunk/generic" -I"/home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tcl/build/tclfossil_trunk/win" -I/home/Ben/local/src/kitcreator/tcl/build/tclfossil_trunk/win -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -Wall -Wno-implicit-int -c `echo vfs.c` -o vfs.o vfs.c: In function 'VfsStat': vfs.c:1111:12: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1125:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1132:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1139:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1146:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1153:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1160:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1167:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1174:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1181:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1188:13: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1193:10: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1195:10: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type vfs.c:1198:10: error: dereferencing pointer to incomplete type make: *** [vfs.o] Error 1


rkeene added on 2012-05-06 20:46:12 UTC:
This is a bug in Tcl Trunk. I'll work on identifying the change that broke it and create a bug report for Tcl.


rkeene added on 2012-05-06 21:35:29 UTC:
Bug filed with Tcl: 3524165


rkeene added on 2012-05-06 22:16:05 UTC:
Fixed in [8b02cd8c92]


anonymous claiming to be bencollver added on 2012-05-06 23:52:34 UTC:
Thanks, that fix worked for me.