Bug 315441 - ccache-2.4-10.fc8 causes gcc to silently fail if HOME is not set
ccache-2.4-10.fc8 causes gcc to silently fail if HOME is not set
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ccache (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ville Skyttä
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-10-02 10:48 EDT by Will Woods
Modified: 2011-04-25 14:54 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.4-11
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Last Closed: 2007-10-02 12:59:53 EDT
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Description Will Woods 2007-10-02 10:48:31 EDT
with gcc-4.1.2-28 and ccache-2.4-10.fc8 installed, the following command
silently fails:
  env -i PATH=$PATH gcc -v
ltrace reveals the following:
  getenv("HOME") = NULL
  exit(1 <unfinished ...>
After removing ccache, everything works as expected.
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2007-10-02 12:59:53 EDT
Thanks for the report, applied fix from upstream CVS in ccache-2.4-11 which also
makes ccache at least output an error message to stderr if it still fails to get
the home dir for some reason.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2011-04-02 07:45:30 EDT
ccache-2.4-19.el5 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 5.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2011-04-25 14:54:09 EDT
ccache-2.4-19.el5 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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