On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 11:59:51AM -0500, David Matthew Mattli wrote:
> Package: qgis
> Version: 1.7.4+1.7.5~20120320-1.1
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> qgis currently fails to build on powerpc. The problem seems to be
> the src/core/spatialite/spatialite.c file which somehow makes
> gcc emit code that the assembler rejects. I have two powerpc
> systems that I've reproduced the problem on. They have identical
> output to buildd log:
> I tried to build with both gcc-4.6 and gcc-4.7 but get the
> same errors.
It is a well known issue triggered by the size of the file for
both compilers on that arch.
> qgis has libspatialite-dev as a build-dep and libspatialite3 as
> a depedency of the binary package, through libgdal1, so why not
> use the external libspatialite ?
> I removed the comment from the line
> CMAKE_OPTS += -D WITH_INTERNAL_SPATIALITE=FALSE
> in the debian/rules file and the package builds fine.
> The maintainers of qgis say that the amalgamated version of
> spatialite.c included with qgis is mainly for windows support:
Unfortunately the wheezy version of spatialite has the same
Francesco P. Lovergine
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