Your message dated Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:18:37 +0200
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and subject line Re: Bug#780317: evince: Non matching libevdocument3-4 symbols 
render evince unbuiltable
has caused the Debian Bug report #780317,
regarding FTBFS if DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=debug: new symbols in libevdocument3-4
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Package: evince
Version: 3.14.1-2
Severity: serious
Justification: fails to build from source (but built successfully in the past)

I've been trying to debug some issues with evince's accels file and before
tampering with anything I just wanted to see whether evince would build as
it had been downloaded which it didn't, reporting:


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.0
  APT prefers testing-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'testing-updates'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages evince depends on:
ii  evince-common              3.14.1-2
ii  gnome-icon-theme-symbolic  3.12.0-1
ii  libatk1.0-0                2.14.0-1
ii  libc6                      2.19-15
ii  libcairo-gobject2          1.14.0-2.1
ii  libcairo2                  1.14.0-2.1
ii  libevdocument3-4           3.14.1-2
ii  libevview3-3               3.14.1-2
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0         2.31.1-2+b1
ii  libglib2.0-0               2.42.1-1
ii  libgtk-3-0                 3.14.5-1
ii  libnautilus-extension1a    3.14.1-2
ii  libpango-1.0-0             1.36.8-3
ii  libpangocairo-1.0-0        1.36.8-3
ii  libsecret-1-0              0.18-1+b1
ii  libxml2                    2.9.2+dfsg1-3
ii  shared-mime-info           1.3-1
ii  zlib1g                     1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+b1

Versions of packages evince recommends:
ii  dbus-x11  1.8.16-1
ii  gvfs      1.22.2-1

Versions of packages evince suggests:
pn  nautilus      <none>
ii  poppler-data  0.4.7-1
pn  unrar         <none>

-- no debconf information

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Version: 3.20.0-1

On Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:53:26 +0200 Sophoklis Goumas
<> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 12:05 PM, Simon McVittie <> wrote:
> >
> > ...
> > As far as I can see, those symbols appear if and only if you alter
> > the configure invocation to add --enable-debug. cdbs does this
> > automatically if you build with DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=debug - is that
> > what you were doing?
> >
> Indeed but that's not the whole case.
> I did enable the --enable-debug before receiving that error but then
> I commented out that option and yet that error would remain, as I should
> have remember to: fakeroot debian/rules clean first.
> >
> > The requirement that Debian packages must build from source is only
> > release-critical for the configuration that actually gets released,
> > which has no special DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS, so I'm downgrading this to
> > a normal bug.
> >
> > (The right solution is probably to conditionalize the -c4 in
> > does not contain debug.)

This is working fine now with current evince in unstable, so I assume
this was fixed along the way.

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universe are pointed away from Earth?

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