[OpenAFS] Re: 1.6.2 compilation notes, Sol10

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:08:08 -0700

Andrew Deason <adeason@sinenomine.net> writes:

> So, another interesting thing on this. heimdal gives you .la files for
> all of the various libraries, and on master, we build with libtool. So,
> libtool uses the information in the .la files, which includes -pthreads,
> so it always breaks no matter what we do with variables and krb5-config,
> etc, beforehand.

> I'm not sure if that means that for the purposes of master, we simply
> cannot work around this? Or is there a way to tell libtool to ignore the
> .la's? (It does work if I delete them.) Or do we tell people to get rid
> of the .la's on their system? (As some places seem to recommend.)

Debian has a general practice of not installing *.la files because of
issues like this.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>