Bug 504704 - dlfcn.h fails pedantic tests
dlfcn.h fails pedantic tests
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2009-06-08 17:44 EDT by Jeff Bastian
Modified: 2016-11-24 10:39 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-09-02 07:45:46 EDT
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:1415 normal SHIPPED_LIVE glibc bug fix and enhancement update 2009-09-01 10:25:37 EDT

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Description Jeff Bastian 2009-06-08 17:44:35 EDT
Description of problem:
dlfcn.h contains an extra comma at the end of the enum:

130 enum
131   {
167     RTLD_DI_MAX = 10,
168   };

This causes it to fail g++'s pedantic tests:

$ g++ -pedantic -c /usr/include/dlfcn.h -o /dev/null
/usr/include/dlfcn.h:167: error: comma at end of enumerator list

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How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. g++ -pedantic -c /usr/include/dlfcn.h -o /dev/null
Actual results:
error about extraneous comma

Expected results:
no errors

Additional info:
The problem exists in upstream glibc too.  It's reported upstream at
Comment 1 Issue Tracker 2009-06-09 12:03:30 EDT
Event posted on 2009-06-09 18:03 CEST by rdassen

This issue has now been fixed in the upstream git tree (commit

This event sent from IssueTracker by rdassen 
 issue 303883
Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2009-06-09 14:14:07 EDT
The severity of this is very low (as you get this only when -Wsystem-headers or when including dlfcn.h as non-system header), but for RHEL5.5 this can be fixed.
Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2009-09-02 07:45:46 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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