bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl kernel module failed to build [error: macro "__DATE__" might prevent reproducible builds [-Werror=date-time]]

Bug #1328858 reported by Andrea Cimitan on 2014-06-11
This bug affects 10 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
bcmwl (Ubuntu)
Robert Ancell
Nominated for Trusty by Daniel van Vugt

Bug Description

New kernel, doesn't build

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.10
Package: bcmwl-kernel-source
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-19.40-generic 3.13.6
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-19-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia wl
ApportVersion: 2.14.3-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 3.15.0-5-generic
Date: Wed Jun 11 10:23:39 2014
DuplicateSignature: dkms:bcmwl-kernel-source: error: macro "__DATE__" might prevent reproducible builds [-Werror=date-time]
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-03-22 (80 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Alpha amd64 (20140321)
SourcePackage: bcmwl
SystemImageInfo: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: 'system-image-cli'
Title: bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to utopic on 2014-05-20 (21 days ago)

Andrea Cimitan (cimi) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
summary: bcmwl-kernel-source bcmwl kernel module
- failed to build
+ failed to build [error: macro "__DATE__" might prevent reproducible
+ builds [-Werror=date-time]]
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in bcmwl (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in bcmwl (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Critical
Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

Used the gcc.patch from https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/broadcom-wl - this disables the warning in GCC with -Wno-date-time

Changed in bcmwl (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Robert Ancell (robert-ancell)
Changed in bcmwl (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package bcmwl -

bcmwl ( utopic; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/0013-gcc.patch:
    - Fix build with recent version of GCC (LP: #1328858)
 -- Robert Ancell <email address hidden> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:38:46 +1200

Changed in bcmwl (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Still happening on trusty, obviously. See duplicates.

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