[vbox-dev] Something wrong with testcases on x86-64

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Thu Aug 26 09:23:35 GMT 2010


On Wednesday 25 August 2010, Manio wrote:
> Current svn revision (the problem exists at least for a month for me) is
> failing to build on 64-bit linux (i am using current debian testing).
> If this e-mail is unreadable because of line breaks - please take a look
> at ticket 7375: http://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/7375
> Here is a log from compilation:
> kBuild: Linking VBoxSDL
> /usr/src/vbox/out/linux.amd64/release/bin/tstVMStructRC: 1: Syntax
> error: word unexpected (expecting ")")

builds fine here. I suggest you to remove the file


and try to recompile the package. You also might want to do 'svn update'
before. The current revision (r31975) builds fine here on different

Btw, any reason why are you compiling under /usr/src? You don't compile
VBox as root, do you?

Kind regards,

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