Opened 7 months ago

Last modified 8 days ago

#61546 new defect

avr-gdb fails to build on macOS 11 Big Sur

Reported by: neilt (Neil Tiffin) Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: ports Version: 2.6.4
Keywords: Cc:
Port: avr-gdb


The apparent first error.

:info:build /usr/bin/clang -c -DHAVE_CONFIG_H    -I. -I. -DRL_LIBRARY_VERSION='"6.2"' -pipe -Os -isysroot/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/SDKs/MacOSX11.0.sdk -arch x86_64 bind.c
:info:build yes
:info:build checking minix/config.h usability... rltty.c:83:7: error: implicit declaration of function 'ioctl' is invalid in C99 [-Werror,-Wimplicit-function-declaration]
:info:build   if (ioctl (tty, TIOCGWINSZ, &w) == 0)
:info:build       ^
:info:build rltty.c:720:3: error: implicit declaration of function 'ioctl' is invalid in C99 [-Werror,-Wimplicit-function-declaration]
:info:build   ioctl (fildes, TIOCSTART, 0);
:info:build   ^
:info:build rltty.c:759:3: error: implicit declaration of function 'ioctl' is invalid in C99 [-Werror,-Wimplicit-function-declaration]
:info:build   ioctl (fildes, TIOCSTOP, 0);
:info:build   ^
:info:build rm -f isearch.o
:info:build 3 errors generated.
ProductName:	macOS
ProductVersion:	11.0.1
BuildVersion:	20B28

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Changed 7 months ago by neilt (Neil Tiffin)

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comment:1 Changed 9 days ago by shaze (Scott Hazelhurst)

I have the same issue -- Big Sur 11.4, port 2.7.1

comment:2 Changed 9 days ago by reneeotten (Renee Otten)

perhaps updating to the latest version (10.2) would help to resolve these issues

comment:3 Changed 8 days ago by neilt (Neil Tiffin)

I can confirm that changing the following lines in the Portfiles allows it to compile to apparent completion and installs. Had a lot of non-fatal errors, but it did not stop the compile or install. This is at least better that what exists as of 16 June 2021.

version             10.2
checksums           rmd160  dccb69f3f90b8f6d00cf0485162673bde9c299ad \
                    sha256  aaa1223d534c9b700a8bec952d9748ee1977513f178727e1bee520ee000b4f29
iMac macports_local % avr-gdb
Python Exception <class 'ModuleNotFoundError'> No module named 'gdb': 
avr-gdb: warning: 
Could not load the Python gdb module from `/opt/local/share/gdb/python'.
Limited Python support is available from the _gdb module.
Suggest passing --data-directory=/path/to/gdb/data-directory.
GNU gdb (GDB) 10.2
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