Errors when compiling 0.22

Daniel Macks dmacks at
Wed Dec 12 07:11:06 PST 2007

On Wed, Dec 12, 2007 at 01:10:10PM +0100, Stepan Kasal wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 10:20:30PM +0100, Tomas Larsson wrote:
> > I'm trying to compile pkg-config 0.22.
> ...
> > testglib.c:86: warning: reading through null pointer (arg 5)
> I was able to reproduce this on my Fedora 8.
> After a quick look to current glib sources, I realize that the
> warnings can be eliminated by a simple patch, attached below.
> But I do not know what is the policy about patching the imported
> glib-1.2.8 package, we have to wait for the maintainer.

Even in the world of glib1, 1.2.8 is old. I don't think the newest one
in that series (1.2.10) fixes this particular issue, but may as well
upgrade in order to get whatever other bugfixes and improvements in
the onboard glib.


Daniel Macks
dmacks at

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