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Old 12-18-2011, 09:59 AM
Michał Górny
Default checking C*FLAGS used for build (was: making the stable tree more up-to-date)

On Fri, 16 Dec 2011 12:46:23 +0100
justin <jlec@gentoo.org> wrote:

> On 12/16/11 12:21 PM, Agostino Sarubbo wrote:
> > On Friday 16 December 2011 06:10:13 Anthony G. Basile wrote:
> >> Does your script do any checking on the quality of the ebuild, eg
> >> that it respects C/LDFLAGS. If so, that's useful and would help
> >> package maintainers to better prepare their ebuilds for
> >> stabilization.
> > Unfortunately no.
> >
> > For LDFLAGS there is a QA warning and is enough visible
> > For CFLAGS I see with the naked eye a bit of build log
> > My script at "end of work" just runs repoman full and cat entire
> > ebuild( so, imho, should be a tasks already done by maintainers).
> > Finally, I take a look at the ebuild to see if there are issue(s)
> >
> > This is all.
> >
> >> And congrats on making dev
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> > Regards
> > Agostino
> You can use the post* hooks for that. For FLAGS mixing I am using
> CFLAGS and CXXFLAGS specific warning flags during compilation and
> grep for the gcc mixing warning in the build log. Probably similar
> things can be done for other problematic points. There was also a
> more sophisticated approach Diego blogged about.
> For respecting C/CXXFLAGS there was something Donnie suggested long
> ago. If you use -frecord-gcc-switches you are able to read the used
> LFGAS with eu-readelf.

That sounds neat. Maybe we should make portage optionally support it
for now (i.e. when user uses such a flag him-/herself)?

Sadly, I don't see a neat way of splitting those switches between
separate files being built. But better that than nothing, I guess.

Best regards,
Michał Górny

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