[vbox-dev] Parallel build failure

Knut St. Osmundsen knut.osmundsen at oracle.com
Sun Jul 24 12:00:42 PDT 2011

Hi Malte,

do you know which version kmk gentoo is using for building? Sounds like it's not the same as we are using since we're constantly building VirtualBox on multi-core/cpu boxes and are not seeing this issue. 

Kind Regards,

On Jul 24, 2011, at 4:06 AM, Malte Starostik wrote:

> Hi,
> came accross this trying to install VirtualBox 4.0.12 on a Gentoo Linux box 
> with a triple core Phenom and the build settings configured to run several jobs 
> in parallel.  As usual with such parallel build failures, the error is 
> somewhat reproducible, but not reliably so.
> In this case, two attempts failed while the third build completed 
> successfully.  I then remembered that I had the same problem with 4.0.10 and 
> then worked around by forcing a fully serialized build via MAKEOPTS=-j1
> Looks like there are some missing dependencies on cr_pixeldata.h and 
> presumably other generated files.
> Here's the relevant part of the build output,  I'll gladly provide a full log 
> if neccessary:
> In file included from /var/tmp/portage/app-
> emulation/virtualbox-4.0.12/work/VirtualBox-4.0.12_OSE/src/VBox/GuestHost/OpenGL/include/state/cr_client.h:12,
>                 from /var/tmp/portage/app-
> emulation/virtualbox-4.0.12/work/VirtualBox-4.0.12_OSE/src/VBox/GuestHost/OpenGL/include/cr_pixeldata.h:11,
>                 from /var/tmp/portage/app-
> emulation/virtualbox-4.0.12/work/VirtualBox-4.0.12_OSE/src/VBox/GuestHost/OpenGL/util/pixel.c:7:
> /var/tmp/portage/app-
> emulation/virtualbox-4.0.12/work/VirtualBox-4.0.12_OSE/src/VBox/GuestHost/OpenGL/include/state/cr_bufferobject.h:12:33: 
> error: state/cr_statefuncs.h: No such file or directory
> Kind regards,
> Malte
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