I came across this problem a few months ago, I hacked the indicated lines in what seemed, at the time, to be the obvious fashion and the thing worked fine. I'm sorry that I can't be more helpful, but I haven't kept the file. The hack might just have been to comment out the offending statements.
Yes, I tried just that (also suggested by Travis Oliphant), and it compiled just fine.
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