[vbox-dev] [PATCH] Fedora 11 and GCC 4.4 build fixes

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Wed Apr 29 11:49:58 PDT 2009


On Thursday 23 April 2009, Frank Mehnert wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 April 2009, sean darcy wrote:
> > Bobby Powers wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I just built VirtualBox from trunk and had to apply the following
> > > patch to get it running on my Fedora Rawhide (F11), GCC 4.4, 64bit
> > > system.  In addition, the kernel module refused to build until I added
> > >
> > > #include <iprt/mem.h>
> > >
> > > to out/linux.amd64/release/bin/src/vboxnetadp/linux/VBoxNetAdp-linux.c
> > >
> > > hope this helps.
> > >
> > > yours,
> > > Bobby
> >
> > I needed to also +#include <cstdio> to
> > src/VBox/Frontends/VirtualBox/src/main.cpp
> >
> > By any chance, did you use a spec file to build 2.2.0? If so, could you
> > share it?
>
> The SVN version should be compilable with gcc-4.4 (r19128+). However,
> there are known problems with gcc-4.4 and therefore we will delay
> VirtualBox packages for Fedora11 (which is not released yet).
>
> VirtualBox seems to start fine but when shutting down a guest, the
> VBoxSVC server crashes for some reason. Not sure if this is a gcc-4.4
> bug or if gcc-4.4 just revealed a problem in our code, will check later.

Despite the fact what I told you can download VBox 2.2.2 packages for
Fedora 11. So far I didn't see any further problem (the shutdown problem
was fixed).

Kind regards,

Frank
-- 
Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert    Sun Microsystems    http://www.sun.com/
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