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bug #51961: integer argument size conflict in ranlib when building with 64-bit Fortran support

Submitted by:  Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Submitted on:  Thu 07 Sep 2017 10:42:13 PM UTC  
 
Category: LibrariesSeverity: 4 - Important
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Segfault, Bus Error, etc.
Status: NoneAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: devOperating System: GNU/Linux

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Sat 09 Sep 2017 12:27:50 AM UTC, comment #1:

I don't think the INTEGER*N syntax is part of any standard, but it has been a very common extension for more than 30 years. I can't imagine a compiler that would not support it.

John W. Eaton <jwe>
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Thu 07 Sep 2017 10:42:13 PM UTC, original submission:

When building with 64-bit Fortran indexing, there is a conflict between some of the function arguments in liboctave/external/ranlib and the calling prototypes declared in C.

In C:

But in Fortran the arguments are declared as plain INTEGER types.

I've worked around this with the following patch

I don't remember how portable the INTEGER*N syntax is, I don't know if we want to keep these source files pristine, or if there's a cleaner solution, like overriding the FFLAGS for just the libranlib source files.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator

 

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