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Re: xfce4-wm fails on netbsd-8/amd64

On Sat, Oct 17, 2020 at 04:55:10PM -0400, David H. Gutteridge wrote:
> On 2020-10-16 02:27, nia wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 05:25:01PM -0400, David H. Gutteridge wrote:
> > 
> > > (Now, the xfce4 meta-package also doesn't build under NetBSD 8.x
> > > because xfce4-terminal's vte3 dependency sets GCC_REQD+=7, which links
> > > vte3 against libraries that its dependants can't find, since they
> > > don't
> > > factor that in. The same is true for gnome-terminal and mate-terminal.
> > > This isn't new; it was an issue with 2020Q2 as well.)
> > 
> > Is this a USE_GCC_RUNTIME issue?
> Yes, that's it. Here we end up with a package linked against a pkgsrc-
> origin GCC library that isn't marked as a dependency, so dependants
> fail to link. (In other cases, this could result in broken binary
> packages instead, as observed in the past with certain web browsers,
> for instance, but in this case it wouldn't make it that far. Or a user
> building from source could break their own system by seeing a
> pkgsrc-origin GCC "had no dependants", removing it, and then finding
> other packages are now broken. A long-standing issue.)
> Dave

I took a look at the bulk log and it looks like this could be resolved
by compiling all dependent packages with the same compiler as vte3, so
I committed that. Does it resolve the problem?

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