Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 21:25:43 -0500 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@...e-electrons.com> Subject: Re: Re: python-libconfig failing to build with musl On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 04:49:31PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote: > On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 10:12:33PM +0100, Thomas Petazzoni wrote: > > Hello, > > > > The python-libconfig doesn't build with the musl C library, with some > > very weird error coming all the way from Boost Python: > > > > error: invalid use of incomplete type 'struct _IO_FILE' > > > > See: > > > > http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/f0f/f0f6cdc8c38c024772615d5e677b0f4ad63ef7ec/build-end.log > > > > for the complete build log of python-libconfig. > > > > If you want a way to easily reproduce, let me know, I can provide the > > 4/5 commands that can allow you to reproduce it with Buildroot. > > It's intentional that FILE is an incomplete type. Do you know what > they're trying to do by trying to use it as if it were a complete > type? This is a bug that needs a patch, preferably one suitable for > upstream. On further investigation, it looks like there's something weird that boost is doing that's causing it to get expanded in a template that uses FILE rather than FILE*. Not clear why but this is probably a bug in boost. Maybe someone who understands C++ better could advise. BTW, any idea what happened to your mail to the list? It seems to have gotten lost. Rich
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