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Bug 1409661 - %meson: c++: error: %__global_cxxflags: No such file or directory
Summary: %meson: c++: error: %__global_cxxflags: No such file or directory
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: meson
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Igor Gnatenko
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 1409400
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-01-02 21:44 UTC by Igor Gnatenko
Modified: 2017-09-06 20:52 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

Fixed In Version: meson-0.42.0-1.fc25.1
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Last Closed: 2017-09-06 20:52:04 UTC
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Description Igor Gnatenko 2017-01-02 21:44:46 UTC
Apparently %meson macro uses %__global_cxxflags and %__global_fcflags and others. I would prefer to not patch f24/f25 branches to use %optflags & %optflags -I%fmoddir..

It doesn't change any behavior, so it should be completely fine to backport.

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Comment 3 c72578 2017-09-04 10:27:50 UTC
This is still relevant for F25, reopening ..

I would really appreciate the backport of "%_global_cxxflags" to F25

It is important for meson builds under F25.
c++: error: %__global_cxxflags: No such file or directory

Comment 4 Igor Gnatenko 2017-09-04 11:05:31 UTC
Seems that change was really big, so I'm workarounding it in meson.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2017-09-04 11:13:12 UTC
meson-0.42.0-1.fc25.1 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 25.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2017-09-04 22:50:02 UTC
meson-0.42.0-1.fc25.1 has been pushed to the Fedora 25 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
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Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2017-09-06 20:52:04 UTC
meson-0.42.0-1.fc25.1 has been pushed to the Fedora 25 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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