[vbox-dev] VirtualBox 4.3.0: yasm cannot reference symbol `X86TSS64_size' in preprocessor

Ritesh Raj Sarraf rrs at researchut.com
Wed Nov 20 04:30:44 UTC 2013

Hello Klaus,

On Wednesday 20 November 2013 12:42 AM, Klaus Espenlaub wrote:
> Hi Ritesh,
> On 19.11.2013 14:01, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
>> > I have hit the same on Debian Linux.
> Since the debian folks would've reported this if it's happening to them 
> it still must be something specific to your setup.

Well. I'm trying to help the Debian Maintainer. Felix (The currently and
only maintainer for VBox in Debian), is CCed.

So that said, I'm building it in a clean pbuilder environment of Debian
Unstable. Thus I doubt if it would have anything specific to my setup.

> In the FreeBSD port CFT I saw that several people said they're using 
> Clang as the compiler... but our build instructions say that one needs 
> actual gcc. Wonder if this is some subtle C preprocessor behavior 
> difference shining through with the yasm errors.

I am on gcc. In case you need, I have linked the full build log for you.

Given the large number of mailing lists I follow, I request you to CC me
in replies for quicker response

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